Jeffrey Richter, author of CLR via C#, Third Edition —which we’re currently in the process of updating for .NET 4.5 and which we’ll release this fall—is offering a free webinar on Wednesday, August 15: Lock-Free Thread Synchronization with Jeffrey Richter Jeff will go into the thread synchronization mind set and when it is required. He will then talk about the volatile and interlocked APIs for doing lock-free thread synchronization. With these APIs an application can improve its performance, lower its resource consumption, and avoid deadlock scenarios. You can register here . more