Category Archives: Cilk Plus

Parallelism as a First Class Citizen in C and C++, the time has come.

It is time to make Parallelism a full First Class Citizen in C and C++.  Hardware is once again ahead of software, and we need to close the gap so that application development is better able to utilize the hardware without low level programming. The time has come for high level constructs for task and [...] Read more >

New Rules for Array Sections in Intel(R) Cilk(TM) Plus

Fans of Cilk Plus or language specifications may be interested in the revised specification of Intel® Cilk™ Plus posted at http://software.intel.com/file/37679/Intel_Cilk_plus_lang_spec_2.htm .   Clark Nelson did most of the work for turning the previous specification into something closer to standardese and illuminating ambiguities in the previous specification.  I’ll mention two important changes that the new specification to [...] Read more >