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April Meeting – Monday April 30, 2012

NOTE: There is no meeting in May, but there will be a Code Camp on Saturday, May 19

Location: Microsoft's Offices

6:00 Networking and Refreshments
6:30 A Tour of the Visual Studio 11 Beta
7:00 Announcements
7:15 Asynchronous Programming Models with .Net

Asynchronous Programming Models with .Net

As we build increasingly connected systems, we often find that the bottleneck isn't in the processor, but in the communications between systems and processes. To continue adding the perception of responsiveness in applications, we need to embrace more asynchronous programming models. When .Net was introduced, we were limited to event based callback implementations. Recently, we have seen a number of enhancements to the asynchronous programming arsenal. In this session, we will explore the event model and contrast it to models based on Lambda expressions, Iterators, and the Reactive Framework.

About Jim Wooley: By date, Jim Wooley is a consultant for Slalom Consulting, In his free time, Jim is a frequent speaker, INETA Regional Speaker, MVP, and author of "LINQ in Action". He is always striving to stay at the forefront of technology and enjoys the thrill of a new challenge. He has been active evangelizing LINQ since it's announcement in 2005. In addition, he attempts to pass on the insights he has gained by being active in the community, including organizing and speaking at code camps and regional events, including DevLink, DevWeek, CodeMash, CodeStock, VS Live, and MIX.


Meeting Location and Directions

Microsoft Corporation
1125 Sanctuary Pkwy.
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30004

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