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Parallel Programming Talk #84 – Answering questions about “Windows events” on our Listener Question Show

by on Jul.19, 2010, under Storage

Parallel Programming Talk #84 – Answering questions about “Windows events” on our Listener Question Show

Welcome to Show 84 of Parallel Programming Talk. Today is July 6th, the first Tuesday of the month. The mid west vuvuzela are blowing so that means "Listener Question Show". Today&aposs question is about "Windows events".

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First The News:

UPCRC Illinois Summer School to be held July 19-23, 2010 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prerequisites for the summer school include solid programming experience (C, C++, C# or Java languages) and a demonstrated interest in applying multicore programming to academic or professional pursuits.

Open Source Convention is July 19-23 in Portland, OR.
This year&aposs OSCON will focus on:

  • Explore the benefits and challenges of building scalable applications for the cloud
  • Use open source to target Android, iPhone and other mobile platforms
  • Understand how and when to use NoSQL databases
  • Learn best practice from experts in Python, Java, Ruby, Perl, PHP and JavaScript
  • Use open source effectively as part of your business strategy
  • Learn how to foster contribution and adoption of your open source projects

On Today&aposs Show:

Clay and Aaron selected the following question to discuss on today&aposs show. Watch or listen to the show to hear the answer.

"I have just started reading the multi-threading chapters of "Windows System Programming", and am a bit perplexed. What are the differences between the different types of Windows events and how they are set and reset?  Why is PulseEvent considered to be dangerous?” –Clive Drake

Watch Parallel Programming Talk live every Tuesday at 8:00AM PT on Intel Software Network TV.

And remember, let&aposs be thread safe out there.


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