Twin Cities Code Camp


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Twin Cities Code Camp has been postponed until April 2021.

Rockford Lhotka

Practical Parallelism

by Rockford Lhotka

With multi-core computers becoming commonplace, and technologies like Silverlight requiring the use of asynchronous programming, and the use of distributed service-based computing spreading, we are entering an era where parallel and concurrent programming is virtually required. Are you ready to be multi-threaded? Parallel? Concurrent? Are you ready to build applications that are not only parallel, but distributed? This session will discuss the drivers of this change, the challenges we face, and some of the solutions available today and in the near future on the Microsoft .NET platform.

About the Author

Rockford Lhotka is the creator of the popular CSLA .NET development framework, and is the author of numerous books, including Expert C# 2008 Business Objects and Expert VB 2008 Business Objects. He is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and INETA speaker. He contributes to several major magazines and regularly presents at major conferences around the world - including Microsoft Tech Ed and VS Live. Rockford is the Principal Technology Evangelist for Magenic, a company focused on delivering business value through applied technology and one of the nation's premiere Microsoft Gold Certified Partners.