by Stephen Toub
The Task Parallel Library (TPL), PLINQ, and Visual Studio 2010 provide managed code developers with a solid foundation for parallelizing loops, queries, and other common constructs in both server and client apps. But that’s only the beginning. In this code-intensive session, learn about what’s next for parallelization with .NET and Visual Studio, diving deep into performance enhancements, new Visual Studio tooling, and new libraries and language support for parallelization and asynchrony.
by Josh Twist and Jurgen Willis
Windows Workflow Foundation shipped with .NET 4 and is a great way to build extensible apps, model long-running processes and orchestrate services. In this session, we’ll look at the options available to leverage Workflow Foundation in Windows Azure, starting with the capabilities on offer today, before taking a peek into the future and looking at some new features that the team is working on for running and managing workflows in Azure.
13th–16th September 2011