Today, Actionscript programmers heavily rely on the pure
asynchronous model; every function call is an atomic operation.
Do you have any idea what Adobe is planning for us in the
near future - when multi-core will become pervasive ?
Recent versions of the Flash Player are already taking
advantage of multiple CPU or cores to speed up rendering, bitmap
filtering, and video decoding. Take a look at Tinic Uro's blog post
However, I know of no plans to add AS3 threading APIs if that's
what you have in mind.