Re: Your advice about WorkerThreads vs UI Threads

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Tue, 03 Apr 2007 17:29:50 GMT
There are times where a UI thread is necessary, for example if you want to
do socket communications in a separate thread then you will need UIThread.


"MrAsm" <> wrote in message


I would like to do a computation and don't want the GUI to look "dead"
during this computation.
So, I was thinking about worker threads - the computation is done by
worker thread.

So I was studying Joe's essay about worker threads:

But I also read on his web site about User Interface threads, and I
read that UI threads don't necessarily have user-interface objects:

So I was wondering if, for doing long computations, it is better to
start a Worker thread or a UI thread.
I was thinking about worker thread (also because I thought -
uncorrectly - that UI threads must have user-interface objects), but
Joe's essay about worker threads clearly show that there are several
non-trivial issues to consider with worker thread, on the other side
it seems that the essay about UI threads is simpler.

Thanks for your advice,

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