Show #200 | 7/1/2011
Jon Skeet Looks Inside the Await Keyword
Jon Skeet loves to hack .NET. He went spelunking into how the new await keyword (part of the new Async CTP) works with the Parallel Task Library in .NET 4.0 and came up with his own implementation of it. This is part one of at least a two-part series.
Jon Skeet is a C# and Java developer currently working at Google in the
UK. For many years he has been a frequent poster in technical
newsgroups, and has been awarded as a C# MVP by Microsoft since 2003.
His C# web site contains some of the most frequently referenced articles
on topics such as singleton implementations and parameter passing. He
was a member of the writing team for "Groovy in Action" in 2007, and his
first solo book, "C# in Depth", came out in May 2008. Jon is interested
in tracking how languages and platforms are evolving to blend imperative
and functional styles of programming, as well as providing more support
While his "day job" is programming in Java, Jon is a C# developer at
heart. In his 20% time at Google he is currently working on a C# port of
the recently open-sourced "Protocol Buffers" serialization framework.
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