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Asynchronous Processing

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This chapter covers how to add costly tasks to your applications without interrupting the main thread of operations. Objective-C supports many different options to solve this problem and this chapter covers the three most important: NSThread, Grand Central Dispatch, and NSOperationQueue.

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Campbell, M. (2012). Asynchronous Processing. In: Objective-C Recipes. Apress, Berkeley, CA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4302-4372-4_6

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