C# and VB - towards joining F# with asynchronous programming support

I am very pleased to report that a vision of the future of C# and Visual Basic was outlined today where they are moving to join F# in offering what I call language-integrated asynchronous programming support. This was outlined today at PDC10 by Anders Hejlsberg, the designer of C# and Technical Fellow at Microsoft, along with…

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The F# Asynchronous Programming Model, PADL 2011

[ The draft was updated on 22/10/10 and 8/11/10 ] The F# asynchronous programming model dates to 2007, and was published in product documentation and Expert F#. However, until now we haven’t had a submitted, succinct conference-style description of the core idea of the model: language integrated asynchronous programming.  As a result Tomas Petricek, Dmitry Lomov…

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