Watch the first few minutes on us! If you'd like to watch the entire video and hundreds more like it, download code samples, access offline videos and skills assessments, and use the discussion forums, log in or purchase a subscription.
Most applications are I/O-bound. This video explains how to leverage asynchronous I/O to reduce resource overhead and how to execute multiple I/O operations concurrently to improve performance. It also includes in-depth coverage of C#’s async and await keywords and shows clever techniques for simplifying your code, including awaitable events, async lambda expressions, Windows Runtime deferrals, and synchronization contexts.