My latest Windows with C++ column, Thread Pool Timers and I/O, is now available in the December 2011 issue of MSDN Magazine. This is my final column on the amazingly powerful Windows thread pool API. In this final installment I introduce thread pool timers and I/O completion. Here is the complete thread pool series:
0: C++ and the Windows API (required reading)
Join me next year where I begin to cover topics related to Windows 8 and the next version of Visual C++.
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