Home > General Development > Protothreads and Other Wicked C Tricks Protothreads and Other Wicked C Tricks Eugenia Loli 2005-10-07 General Development 7 Comments For those of you interested in interesting hard-core C programming tricks: Adam Dunkels’ protothreads library implements an unusually lightweight type of threads. About The Author Eugenia Loli Ex-programmer, ex-editor in chief at OSNews.com, now a visual artist/filmmaker. Follow me on Twitter @EugeniaLoli 7 Comments 2005-10-07 1:13 am ..extremely cool. 2005-10-07 2:49 am the_trapper Why did you link to Slashdot when you could have just as easily linked to the location of the protothreads library? BTW it’s at http://www.sics.se/~adam/pt/ for those who would rather go straight to the meat and potatoes. Anyway, it looks like a pretty cool library if you’re trying to do threading where there is no operating system support for heavyweight threads, such as embedded systems. 2005-10-07 3:04 am japail The library was mentioned here before anyway. http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=9822 http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=10174 2005-10-09 6:10 pm Ronald Vos Wow, OS News going the Slashdot way: having duplicate articles. Not only that, dupes of Slashdot articles no less! 2005-10-07 5:14 am Bascule Behold a 1970s Knuth concept dressed up into a fancy library… aah, C coroutines 2005-10-09 3:03 am JLF65 Behold a 1970s Knuth concept dressed up into a fancy library… aah, C coroutines In that case, we’ll be seeing a patent application on it from MS any day now. 2005-10-07 1:50 pm Its been said before, but I call this type of article: Law & Order: Slashdot Since its been ripped from the headlines! (Not that Slashdot is any better).