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Boost 1.62.0 Library Documentation - Concurrent Programming

By Category

Concurrent Programming

  • Asio: Portable networking and other low-level I/O, including sockets, timers, hostname resolution, socket iostreams, serial ports, file descriptors and Windows HANDLEs.
  • Atomic: C++11-style atomic<>.
  • Compute: Parallel/GPU-computing library
  • Context: (C++11) Context switching library.
  • Coroutine (deprecated): Coroutine library.
  • Coroutine2: (C++11) Coroutine library.
  • Fiber: Userland threads library.
  • Interprocess: Shared memory, memory mapped files, process-shared mutexes, condition variables, containers and allocators.
  • Lockfree: Lockfree data structures.
  • MPI: Message Passing Interface library, for use in distributed-memory parallel application programming.
  • Thread: Portable C++ multi-threading. C++11, C++14.

Input/Output

  • Asio: Portable networking and other low-level I/O, including sockets, timers, hostname resolution, socket iostreams, serial ports, file descriptors and Windows HANDLEs.

System

  • Context: (C++11) Context switching library.
  • Fiber: Userland threads library.
  • Thread: Portable C++ multi-threading. C++11, C++14.