Exception.StackTraceEx - better exception stacktrace for async code

Last year I wrote about getting good exception stack traces for async code. Now I’ve cleaned it up, made into a Portable Class Library, published the source code it under MIT-license on github and made precompiled binaries available as a NuGet package.   To recap: the goal is to get a user-experience like this, including…

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Mr Flakey -- helps you write robust async code

(Update: Mr Flakey asked me to tell everyone that he’s now available as a NuGet package)   It’s a fact of life that network operations might fail. I wanted to check that my client apps behave correctly even if calls to REST services fail. So here’s what I do: Dim r = Await http.GetStringAsync(uri).Flakey() I wrote…

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Talk: How to write an [Async] connected app for Windows Phone 7.1

Talk: How to write an [Async] connected app for Windows Phone 7.1 This talk is all about writing a connected app for the Windows Phone. The talk covered: (1) Azure/WP7 toolkit for the server-side of the phone app. Most good phone apps will need some kind of server-side component, be it for live tile updates or…

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