Welcome to the Course Series on Multi-Threading - The Master Class Course on Threads.
[ ** STILL ADDING CONTENT TO IT, LAST UPDATED 18 JAN 2020 ** ]
This course is for those who want to develop fundamental concepts on Multi-threading and related concepts. In this course, we shall be going to cover Multi-threading concepts based on Pthreads (POSIX threads) on the Linux platform.
We shall discuss several concepts involved in multithreading and demonstrate each concept through a sample program. Several Important Concepts include but not limited to - Deadlocks, Mutual Exclusion, Atomicity, Thread Synchronization, Race Conditions, Thread forking, and many more.
In the Next Installment of this course, we shall extend our knowledge of Multi-threading to Advance Concepts which also include mini-projects on Multithreading and Thread Synchronization.
At each stage of this Course series, you shall be writing a lot of multi-threaded Codes. So be ready to Master the Multi-threading. Along the journey, we shall cover several interview-favorite topics and Questions to prepare you alongside for interviews.
Best of luck!
Table Of Contents:
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1. Understanding Threads
Thread Creation & Termination
Race condition on Thread Creation
Passing Argument to Thread Function
Stack Memory Mgmt for Multi-threaded Programs
2. Understanding Concurrency and Parallelism
Singlularism Vs Concurrency Vs Parallelism
Concurrent Process Design - 2 Examples
Threads as Light Weighted Process
Overlapping and Non-Overlapping Work
3. Joinable and Detached Threads
4. Inter Thread Communication
Understanding Callbacks and Function Pointers
Best way to implement ITC
Implementing Notification Chains
A Publisher Subscriber Model
How to Subscribe/UnSubscribe
How to send Notification to Subscribers
5. Asynchronous Thread Cancellation
Asynchronous and Deferred Thread Cancellation
Problem with Async Thread Cancellation
Concept of Thread Cleanup Handlers
6. Deferred Cancellation
7. Listener Threads - Responsibility Delegation
Listing Upcoming Topics ( Under Progress )
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2. Thread Pools
Then We enter into Thread Synchronization Topics :
3. Mutexes and their internal implementation
4, Condition Variables
5. Lock Size
7. Standard Problems - Reader/Writer Problem, Dining Philosopher problem etc
8. Implementing Master-Slave Relationship between threads
9. Implementing Thread Scheduler
10. Implementing Thread Monitors
11. Semaphore based Synchronization
12. Deadlock Detection and Prevention
13. Asynchronous Programming using Threads (Say Good bye to Locking)
14. Implement Timers using Threads
15. How to fork a multi-threaded process
So you can see, some really amazing stuff is yet to come.
Depending on the content size, I may split the content into two parts - Course A & Course B. Don't worry, whoever enrolls in part A will be given free entry in Part-B.