Async in C# and F#: Asynchronous gotchas in C#
Back in February, I attended the annual MVP summit - an event organized by Microsoft for MVPs. I used that opportunity to also visit Boston and New York and do two F# talks and to record a Channel9 lecutre about type providers. Despite all the other activities (often involving pubs, other F# people and long sleeping in the mornings), I also managed to come to some talks!
One (non-NDA) talk was the Async Clinic talk about the new
in C# 5.0. Lucian and Stephen talked about common problems that C# developers face when
writing asynchronous programs. In this blog post, I'll look at some of the problems from
the F# perspective. The talk was quite lively, and someone recorded the reaction of the
F# part of the audience as follows...