Tag: thread

Thread Pool in C

Introduction When I was writing Poddown I needed a thread pool and I needed one that is cross platform. Since it’s a lightweight app I didn’t want to include a big third party threading library. So I wrote my own. Why a Thread Pool Creating threads can... Continue reading

Cross Platform Thread Wrapper

Introduction There are many open source applications which use threading and are limited to either *nix or Windows because Windows handles threading a bit differently than *nix. I develop on macOS so pthreads is my go to but using it effectively locks me out of Windows because Windows doesn’t... Continue reading

Effective Threading Using Qt

Effective Threading Using Qt Introduction Over the years using Qt I’ve seen a lot of difficulty using threads with Qt. Threads can be difficult and Qt provides a lot of ways to make threads easy to work with. Still basic / direct / low level threading (I’ll just call... Continue reading