Async made simple in Windows 8, with C# and Visual Basic

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The new Windows Runtime is adopting a heavily asynchronous programming model to ensure the responsiveness of Windows 8 client apps. This makes it more critical than ever to have great support for asynchronous programming in your programming language. Come learn about the async language innovations coming in C# and Visual Basic and how these new language features come together with new Windows Runtime APIs to simplify asynchronous programming. No more callbacks!

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    Forbes

    Brilliant, clear video.  This will be the feature that keeps me using C# and stops me moving to HTML5.

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    Jurgen

    This presentation is missing tags. I had a hard time finding it even though I knew it's there, any anyone searching /build// by tags, cannot find it.

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    Charles

    true

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    RahulPatil

    A note for C++ developers. The C++ projections for async wasn't available in the Build Developer Preview. It has been since added. Here is the C++ talk if you are interested: Async made simple with C++ PPL

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    Andrew

    The video doesn't appear to work in Chrome. I've narrowed it down and it looks like the Javascript isn't inserting a <source> element as it does under Safari. Refer to http://crbug.com/130048 for discussion.

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