Interested in async but worried about how hard it will be? Traditionally writing asynchronous code could be very complicated, but the new async programming model can make it much easier. Come to this talk to see what async is all about. Learn how you can use your new found async knowledge to avoid performance bottlenecks and enhance the overall responsiveness of your applications. Async can be confusing and misused. We discuss the differences between background processing and async. We also look at some practical business examples where a little async can go a long way.