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Long Running Tasks and Threads

December 13, 2012


There appears to be some confusion and/or uncertaintly on whether a TPL task with TaskCreationOption.LongRunning always will run on it’s own thread or occasionally execute on either the caller’s thread or a ThreadPool thread. I suspect a lot of it comes from the choice of language in the MSDN documentation: “LongRunning Specifies that a task […]

Tasks are not first class story board citizens.

March 1, 2012


It should be quite clear from the title that this is case (hint: it’s a story board) but in this blog I aim to argue for what I consider the correct place of tasks in the agile development process. This is an opinionated blog. You don’t have to agree. 🙂 In the last two places […]