Librenix  
(Show all Unix articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Unix Protothreads

Up
vote
Down

With these 400 lines of C code and a GCC compiler, you can write threaded code on any Unix system...
Protothreads is a programming model invented by Adam Dunkels that combines the advantages of event-driven (sometimes also called state machine) programming and threaded programming. The main advantage of the event-driven model is efficiency, both speed and memory usage. The main advantage of the threaded model is algorithm clarity. Protothreads gives you both. A protothread is an extremely lightweight thread. As with event-driven programming, there is a single stack; but like threaded programming, a function can (at least conceptually) block.
 read more | mail this link | score:7110 | -Ray, January 24, 2009
More Programming articles...

Abstract Art Prints for Sale

coding headlines

No Starch Press has published my Perl One-Liners book!

Unix: Shell Script Wrapper Examples

perl1line.txt: A handy Perl script collection

Perl One-Liners Explained: Handy Regular Expressions

e-book: Sed One-Liners Explained

Tutorial: Android app build environment with Eclipse, PhoneGap (Ubuntu 11.04)

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin