“Parallel Extensions will indeed be a part of the .NET Framework 4.0,” “Not only will it be a part of it, it will be a core part of it.” So in the .NET Framework 4.0, you’ll find the Task Parallel Library at the heart of the Framework in mscorlib.dll. You’ll find PLINQ sitting in System.Core.dll right alongside LINQ-to-Objects. And you’ll find new coordination and synchronization data types spread across various DLLs, enabling not only your applications, but the .NET Framework itself. We’ll be diving into more details at the PDC, and we hope you’ll join us for that, revealed Stephen Toub.
You can learn more about our plans for Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0 in the most recent issue of MSDN Magazine: Coding Tools: Improved Support For Parallelism In The Next Version Of Visual Studio.