The following post by Jesse Davis starts things off by discussing the issues with multi-core programming and how the fork-join framework will aid in reaching a solution to this architecture now being imposed by the chip industry. Followed is another post containing a more detailed discussion on the subject of the fork-join framework, based on an extensive article published over at IBM developerworks. Read the complete post by Jesse Davis: Read the accompanying post on the fork-join framework: Read IBM's developerworks article on the fork-join framework