Tag Archives: async

Async System.Net.WebClient for Windows Phone 8

Started working on a WP8 project tonight and much to my dismay, TPL was not added to System.Net.WebClient of the WP8 SDK like it was slapped all over WinRT. So what to do? Well, I did what I did when I created the Async Live SDK project, I wrapped the EAP model with the TPL… Read More »

Anonymous methods + Async = hell yeah

I’m a huge fan of C# 4.5’s new async/await keywords, and if you haven’t played with the Async CTP (for C# 4.0) I highly suggest you do so, especially if you’re doing mobile dev. If you are, you know that there’s no synchronous call off WebClient (to make web service calls) and in Windows 8… Read More »