Visual Studio / .NET

T13 Writing Asynchronous Code using .NET 4.5 and C# 5.0


2:30pm - 3:45pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

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:

  • Introduction to async programming concepts
  • Introduction to the new async language features of C#5/.NET4
  • Ways to use these features to create a better user experience