Monday 19th May, 2014
9:30am to 5:30pm
Asynchronous programming is moving further into the mainstream with the introduction of the new async and await keywords. It is therefore becoming more and more important that we write async libraries for our own application stacks.
During this intensive day we will do a deep dive into how these new features work, and into the mechanics of how best to deliver asynchronous functionality in your applications, focusing not only on asynchronous compute but also on asynchronous IO, and how you can adapt existing old-style APIs to work with the new coolness.
Andy is a co-founder of Rock Solid Knowledge
Andy he cut his teeth working in various start-ups, programming on a host of platforms, and finally working for a start-up bought by Cisco in 1997. Having worked for Cisco for a few years, the pull of the start-up world was too much to resist, and he now spends his time working on RSK’s kiosk-based solutions on Windows Embedded with .NET, along with consulting and teaching for a diverse range of clients.
Richard is one of the founders of Rock Solid Knowledge
Richard has been working in the software industry for over 20 years - starting with mainframes, through the early years of client/server, to today's service-oriented world. He has spent much of his professional life working on large distributed systems, including being the middle-tier architect on the UK national police systems. He is the co-author of Pro Async Programming with .NET and a Microsoft Integration MVP. Richard is a well-known conference speaker having spoken at TechEd, DevWeek, Basta, Software Architect and Oredev, and can often be found helping people on various newsgroups, mailing lists and web forums. He is also a DevelopMentor instructor, where he writes and teaches material on a wide range of tecnologies.
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