Single threading

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In computer programming, single threading is the processing of one command at a time.[1] The opposite of single threading is multithreading.[2] While it has been suggested that the term single threading is misleading, the term has been widely accepted within the functional programming community.[3]


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  2. ^ Stephen R. G. Fraser. Pro Visual C++/CLI and the .NET 3.5 Platform. Apress. p. 780. ISBN 1-4302-1053-2. 
  3. ^ Peter William O'Hearn; R. D. Tennent (1997). ALGOL-like languages 2. Birkhäuser Verlag. p. 157. ISBN 0-8176-3937-3.