C# Multithreading an Application
Posted on 2009-04-13
I have a library called AccountingPackage.dll. This library exposes a class called Statistics that has a method:
public string GetStatistics().
The method takes a considerable amount of time to execute. I have a front end application that consists of a single button which once clicked calls this method. The issue is that the app freezes while GetStatisitcs method is doing it's work. How can I multithread this application so that I can prevent the application from freezing?
Note that the Statistics class exposes an event called OnCalculatingAStatistic which is triggered multiple times during the GetStatistics operation and provides feedback information. I would also like to take this information and display it in a listbox/textbox as the carries out it's work in an async manner.