Insights on .NET Concurrency: Reactive Programming

Intro This is the last form of concurrency we are going to cover in Insights on .NET Concurrency series. Reactive programming is a programming paradigm that is built on the concept of asynchronous data streams. Each asynchronous event feeds into a stream of events, where the stream can be observed, composed, manipulated, filtered etc. Its key characteristic is…

Insights on .NET Concurrency: Asynchronous Programming

Intro In this post of the concurrency series we will provide insights on asynchronous programming. So what is asynchrony? Succinctly, is about not blocking the thread that initiates an operation. The key difference between synchronous and asynchronous is that the latter can start a new operation before the first one completes. For example, a user clicks on a button to fetch…

Insights on .NET Concurrency: Parallel Programming

Intro Parallel programming is the next post from the Insights on .NET Concurrency series. Parallelism is about making more than one thing happen at the same time, with the main objective being improve the performance of CPU bound operations. Parallel programming model tries to overcome single core limitations. With parallelism we can process larger more complex problems in a more…