Improving PC Power: It's Not All About Silicon Anymore

Lora Bentley

Yesterday, Intel announced its biggest open source contribution yet. In fact, the chip maker's cross-platform Thread Building Blocks 2.0 template library is the first commercial tool it has released to open source developers, according to Ars Technica.

 

The goal of the project, now hosted at its own Web site, "is to make it easier for coders in C++ to express task-level parallelism," the story says, and to establish TBB as the standard for writing multi-threaded code.

 

Because Intel is still reviewing the new General Public License v3, the project is currently released under GPL v2. A commercial version will be made available to those who want support in addition to the code.



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