Designing High-Powdered OS/2? Warp Applications: The Anatomy of Multithreaded Programs

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Do you know how to design and write applications to achieve maximum throughput using threads?

Do you know which interprocess communication tools are available to you and which ones to use when?

How do you coordinate execution among threads?

What about techniques to efficiently use and structure your application's use of memory?

Did you know that with the right design, you can write applications to run on single or symmetric multiprocessor Intel machines as well as PowerPC machines with a single set of source code?

What are the ways to tune your applications for maximum performance?

Get the answers to these and many other crucial design and programming questions in Designing High-Powered OS/2 Warp Applications.

Written by internationally renowned OS/2 guru David Reich, this book is a gold mine of insider tips and techniques for designing powerful, efficient applications that are easy to code, test, and maintain. Reich introduces you to all the features available in OS/2 Warp, tells you how they work and, with the help of numerous real-life examples and scenarios, shows you how to make optimal use of them. He covers the intricacies of:

  • The Workplace Shell and object-oriented programming in OS/2
  • Client/server, multithreading, memory management, HELP facilities, and running Windows applications in OS/2
  • Compilers, tree structures, and module structures that make your applications easier and less expensive to maintain
  • CASE tools that help you structure your program and prototype functions quickly
  • Developing versions of your code that work in languages other than English, using only one source code tree

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An updated revision written by a popular OS/2 columnist and insider. This is not a programming guide but a source rich in inside tips and tricks that enables readers to decide what OS/2 functions are best used in which circumstances and how to make the most of them. Contains over 40% new material including detailed coverage of the Workplace shell, client/server issues, object-oriented programming (SOM/DSOM), multithreading, memory management, HELP facilities and running Windows applications under OS/2. Features scores of charts, diagrams and screen shots.

About the Author:

DAVID E. REICH is a Development Manager with IBM's OS/2 development team. He is also a regular columnist and contributing editor for OS/2 Developer. A well-known speaker at international OS/2 user groups and conferences, he has traveled the world, teaching classes and helping developers write high-quality OS/2 applications. His previous books include Designing OS/2 Applications and OS/2 Presentation Manager Programming, both available from Wiley.

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