Richard K. Wolf
Tuesday April 24th 2001 at 7:00pm
University of Illinois at Chicago, ACCC
College of DuPage - K161
Pthreads are a powerful, flexible, and portable means of creating
multithreaded applications in UNIX -- but to a developer unfamiliar
with how a multithreaded application should be put together, they
could prove themselves quite a stumbling block. This pthreads
bootcamp, therefore, not only presents an overview of pthreads and
how they are implemented in UNIX, but also aims at introducing
developers to various techniques of multithreaded programming. An
overview of pthreads will be presented along with various aspects of
thread scheduling in UNIX as well as techniques of thread
Richard K. Wolf has been working for the Academic Computing and
Communications Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago for
the past twelve years. During that time, he has worked on a wide
variety of projects, but is mostly known as one of only two Macintosh
fanatics within the ACCC. In the past few years, he has had the
opportunity to develop custom TCP and UDP server applications for the
NetWare operating system. While creating those applications, he
learned an awful lot about what -shouldn't- be done in a
multi-threaded application -- and mostly the hard way.
The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be from 7:00 pm to
9:00 pm on Tuesday, April 24th, 2001, at the College of DuPage, building K - room 161.
College of DuPage
Building K, Rm 161
22nd and Lambert
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd,
then Lambert Rd North to 22nd St.
Turn left and look for lot 10 on the left side of 22nd St.
Walk to building K, room 161 is on the first floor,
on the east side of the building.
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