WebBackgrounder is a proof-of-concept of a web-farm friendly background task manager meant to just work with a vanilla ASP.NET web application. See https://github.com/NuGet/WebBackgrounder for more information.
Incredibly easy and reliable way to perform fire-and-forget, delayed and recurring long-running, short-running, CPU or I/O intensive tasks inside ASP.NET application. No Windows Service / Task Scheduler required. Even ASP.NET is not required.
Backed by Redis, SQL Server, SQL Azure or MSMQ....
WebBackgrounder.EntityFramework is an implementation of the IJobCoordinator for WebBackgrounder that uses a Database (via EF Code First) as the synchronization mechanism (aka a mutex) for coordinating jobs.
Official threading aspects from the makers of PostSharp. Implements locking models (thread unsafe, reader-writer synchronized, actor),
thread synchronization aspects (to background thread, to UI thread), and a deadlock detection facility.
Wintellect's own Jeffrey Richter has produced the Power Threading library (DLL) containing many classes to help with threading and asynchronous programming.
There are versions of the library for the .NET Framework, Silverlight, and the .NET Compact Framework.
Jeffrey has described many of the...
Provides strong-typed persistence of data in Thread local storage, which can also be transient and automatically removed on dispose.
var saved = Thread.CurrentThread.GetData<Foo>();
Retlang is a high performance C# threading library (see Jetlang for a version in Java). The library is intended for use in message based concurrency similar to event based actors in Scala. The library does not provide remote messaging capabilities. It is designed specifically for high performance...
Synchronization helper: a static lock collection associated with a key.
NamedLock manages the lifetime of critical sections that can be accessed by a key (name) throughout the application. It also have some helper methods to allow a maximum wait time (timeout) to aquire the lock and safelly release...