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[.NET @ Noon] C# Async / Await — How the compiler sees it

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Asynchronous programming using async/await has been a staple in .NET development since its introduction in C# 5.0. While the advantages and usages of async/await are familiar to many, the way this pattern is implemented is usually described as “something involving state machines.” In this session, we’ll explore how async/await is implemented by the compiler and discuss some of the implications of these design decisions. Along the way, we’ll look at some real-world examples where understanding the behind-the-scenes mechanisms can help identify some subtle bugs before that next Friday deployment.

Speaker:

Ben Pratt graduated with his degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 2012. Since then, he’s been moving more into the software development world. After working in the embedded systems industry for several years, he now works as a Software Engineering Consultant for Source Allies where he mainly works in the .NET and JavaScript ecosystems.

Meeting Agenda:

• 11:45 AM - 12:00 PM - Pizza
• 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - C# Async / Await — How the compiler sees it

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