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C# 2012 for Programmers, Fifth Edition by Paul Deitel, Harvey M. Deitel, Abbey Deitel

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26. Asynchronous Programming with async and await

Objectives

In this chapter you’ll:

Image Understand what asynchronous programming is and how it can improve the performance of your apps.

Image Use the async modifier to indicate that a method is asynchronous.

Image Use an await expression to wait for an asynchronous task to complete execution so that an async method can continue its execution.

Take advantage of multicore processors by executing tasks asynchronously ...

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