How to avoid exceptions upon exiting application

Almost every modern application is multi-threaded. Threads are needed to work with various devices and IP protocol stack and to perform demanding computing operations. Results of work performed in these threads should be displayed in graphical controls. Control.Invoke / Control.BeginInvoke are the main methods used for thread synchronization.  These methods work excellent only when control [...]

Performance of synchronization with GUI thread

It is well known that all graphical controls should work in one thread. There are many articles on this subject, so we shall not repeat them. In multi-threaded applications every call should be synchronized with the main thread containing windows message loop. Control is a base class that provides Control.Invoke and Control.BeginInvoke methods. The first [...]