Sometime we need to update UI from a task. In order to update UI we should run or return result in UI thread. But it seems to impossible since all tasks run on threads provided by ThreadPool. But still, we can achieve updating UI from the task by using synchronization context Task Scheduler.
We all worked with ContinueWith() method but there are some interesting and useful facts we should be aware of. First of all lets remember what is Continuation regarding the Tasks. When we looking for this definition in MSDN , we see following:< Creates a continuation that executes asynchronously when the target Task completes.
Developers can define parent-child relationships between task. The main idea is, parent task is completed when all its children tasks are completed.
Lately i was experienced a rough and kinda intense period: a lot of things required my nearly immediate attention and response. It came simultaneously from different life aspects: academic (MSC degree), personal, family, organizational and etc. Neither i was prepared for such pressure, nor i had an idea how to handle all this.
Today my point of interest is Thread vs Task. Finally i had a little amount of time between projects to dive deeper in order to “examine” the difference. Actually when you ask people what is the difference you hear a lot of different things but the feeling that this point is not organized enough for… Continue Reading
Looks like sometimes simple idea may become very popular and provide larger income that author can imagine to himself. This is exactly happened to the Shai Goitein, author of Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane on the KickStarter.
Since then GV is one of the large investors in new ventures with $1.2 billion budget. In a list of the projects invested by GV , we can find Astrid (acquired by Yahoo), Parse (acquired by Facebook), The Climate Corporation (NASDAQ: FMI) and many others. GV provides seed, venture, and growth-stage funding to the best companies — not strategic investments for Google.
NFC technology is a data exchange format and based on existing radio frequency-identification (RFID) technology. RFID have a wide usage mostly among companies that working with a bulk of products on a daily basis.
There is a lot of interesting projects funded on Kickstarter. Today we will review some ambitious project which related to the electronic circuits.
There are passed a lot of time since i wrote my last post. I was busy at work (apparently project management isn’t easy as it look like 🙂 ) so i decided to be more active and to continue publishing posts more frequently then now. Anyway i changed UI design and i hope it will… Continue Reading