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There's a lot of confusion about async/await, Task/TPL, and asynchronous and parallel programming in general. This session starts with the basics and looks at how to consume asynchronous methods using Task and then see how the "await" operator can makes things easier. Along the way, you'll also look at continuations, cancellation, and exception handling.
Jeremy Clark makes developers better. By drawing on over 15 years of experience in application development, he helps developers take a step up in their skill set with a focus on making complex topics approachable regardless of experience level. He is a Microsoft MVP for .NET, and he has authored seven courses for Pluralsight, including "C# Interfaces", a course aimed at giving developers a clear understanding of abstraction. He loves speaking and has delivered over 200 technical presentations in the last 8 years in the United States and Europe. Jeremy lives in the northwestern United States with his lovely partner, 2 dogs, 2 cats, and a banjo.
6:30pm - Doors open / Networking
7:00pm - News and announcements
7:10pm - Presentation
8:30pm - Wrapped Up
8:45pm - After-meeting social at Boardwalk restaurant (new place across form the Commons - Requires MSFT Employee to volunteer to walk folks across)
Please RSVP to attend. Bring your printed registration and show to volunteer at door. The volunteer will escort groups back to the meeting room.