Visual Studio 2010+ / .NET4+

TH16 Writing Asynchronous Code Using .NET 4.5 and C# 5.0


1:30pm - 2:45pm

Level: Introductory

Brian Peek

Senior Technical Evangelist


A variety of new features were added to the .NET 4.5 Framework, including support for easily writing asynchronous code. This session will introduce the concepts of asynchronous programming, .NET Tasks, how to ensure your UI remains responsive, and how to do all of this properly in your own applications using the new async and await keywords. If you’re looking for ways to provide a better, smoother experience for your users, don’t miss this session!

You will learn:

  • About the pros/cons of asynchronous code
  • How to write and use asynchronous code in .NET 4.5
  • How to maintain a constantly available and responsive user interface