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How to make async functions? [on hold]

Considering we have two functions func1 and func2: func1 func2 How can I make ...
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How can I run a list of Tasks serially?

I have a list of ScheduledTask's to run in sequence one at a time. How can I set these to run in order so that the next one starts automatically after the previous one finishes?
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ParallelSubmit and WaitNext: check if a job is done before calling WaitNext

Say I process something with ParallelSubmit: LaunchKernels[] job = ParallelSubmit[1 + 2] Parallel`Developer`QueueRun[] Then, I will use ...
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Is there a better way to download images in parallel?

Is this the best way to batch save a list of image urls in parallel? ...
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Does a running evaluation continue after the PC wakes from sleep mode?

I was wondering if there are any issues with running a process on Mathematica, putting the computer to sleep, and then waking it up sometime later? It seems to work just fine on my test process ...
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Launching external program in background process with ParallelSubmit

I work on the implementation of an image processing pipeline in Mathematica in which I also would like to use external programs to do certain processing steps. As an example I have macros for the ...
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Scheduled tasks not preserving order with Dynamic?

In studying the last Basic Example in the documentation for StartScheduledTask, namely ...
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Is SynchronousUpdating->False supposed to make this simple Dynamic example work?

x = 0; Dynamic[{x, Button["+1", Pause[6]; x++]}, SynchronousUpdating -> False] The documentation states that Dynamic and Manipulate will abort synchronous ...
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What are Controlling and Computing Processes?

My wolfram user portal claims that I have 2 controlling processes and 8 computing processes. Mousing over the question mark gives me some information, but I still don't fully understand what this ...
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Difficulty catching thrown errors in asynchronous tasks

In this Question, Leonid explained that module variables can get garbage collected from a chain of asynchronous tasks unless their Temporary attribute is cleared ...
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Module variable scoping in Scheduled Tasks?

I ran across a scoping puzzle while experimenting with ScheduledTasks, and I'd be grateful for an explanation from the sages here. I found a workaround by intuitive horse sense, but was unable to ...
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Asynchronous evaluation: Is it possible?

Currently we have a limited number of ways to perform asynchronous evaluation. The most common is through Dynamic and ...