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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 »

Mobile != NetworkConnected

Unlike all the coding you’ve been doing for a desktop, when writing for mobile applications (i.e.: not becoming a COBOL programmer) you need to keep in mind that your end user won’t always have network connectivity. “Well duh, just wrap your stuff in an if statement” Right, so do you really want your code to… Read More »