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What is the difference between Thread pool and Backgroundworker?How to use them in a C#.net Project?
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NikulDarji 14-Dec-11 5:14am    
My 5+...:)

A BackgroundWorker is a ready to use class in WinForms allowing you to execute tasks on background threads which avoids freezing the UI and in addition to this allows you to easily marshal the execution of the success callback on the main thread which gives you the possibility to update the user interface with the results. It also gives the possibility to track progress and cancel the task. It uses threads from the thread pool.

On the other hand a Thread is a class allowing you to simply execute some task on a new thread. It's a much more basic concept.

To use thread pool see

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/3dasc8as(v=vs.80).aspx[^]

To use how to use backgroundworker see

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc221403(v=vs.95).aspx[^]
 
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NikulDarji 14-Dec-11 5:12am    
we answered form same link......:)
Balakrishnan Dhinakaran 15-Dec-11 1:06am    
ha ha hope so :)
A BackgroundWorker is a ready to use class in WinForms allowing you to execute tasks on background threads which avoids freezing the UI and in addition to this allows you to easily marshal the execution of the success callback on the main thread which gives you the possibility to update the user interface with the results. It also gives the possibility to track progress and cancel the task. It uses threads from the thread pool.

On the other hand a Thread is a class allowing you to simply execute some task on a new thread. It's a much more basic concept.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.componentmodel.backgroundworker.aspx[^]


http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.threading.thread.aspx[^]
 
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