Thread: Threads!

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    Registered User bradszy's Avatar
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    Would anybody like to give me an insight on them, and how to use them? Thankyou!

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    Hurry Slowly vart's Avatar
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    Here you can find some examples

    Not all their samples are 100% fine, but at least they show functions of interest and starting points for your research
    All problems in computer science can be solved by another level of indirection,
    except for the problem of too many layers of indirection.
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    Thanks Vart!

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    Avoid them until you MUST use them.

    I have seen your code and I think you need more experience in basic WIN32 or you will get yourself into trouble with threads.

    Ask yourself;

    Is this complication absolutely REQUIRED?
    If the complication is not, do it the easy way.
    "Man alone suffers so excruciatingly in the world that he was compelled to invent laughter."
    Friedrich Nietzsche

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    George Best

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    Yes threads are not the answer to everything. They bring with them some very interesting characteristics and gotchas when programming. They make an application about three times as hard to debug in my opinion.

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