Code Sample: Using Modern C++ Techniques to Enhance Multi-core Optimizations

ID 671673
Updated 6/25/2018
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License: Intel Sample Source Code License Agreement
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OS: Windows® 10
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C++, C#, Microsoft Visual Studio*
Prerequisites: Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio, C++ and C#, multi-core software development


This software example demonstrates how to use multi-core technologies to edit images. There are two parts to this project, a .NET Windows application front end written using C# and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and a C++ DLL which is responsible for the actual manipulation of the image.

The image editing is done by applying filters to images, where each filter is a different function in the C++ DLL. The C# front end passes the image bitmap data to the C++ DLL, the DLL processes the image by applying a chosen filter, the DLL then passes back to C# GUI the newly created image. Further, this app allows the user to see the performance difference between running single-core vs. multi-core.

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Download the code from GitHub* and read the article Using Modern C++ Techniques to Enhance Multicore Optimizations for a better understanding of how to perform multicore development.

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Created June/19/2018