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How “await” works

RemObjects Blogs – A while ago, marc wrote about our “await” keyword added in Oxygene 5.1. “Await” is a new language element for the .NET 4.5 framework that essentially lets you write sequential code without blocking the main thread. It’s actually pretty amazing, in that the compiler will split up your code so the asynchronous parts can run in a thread and then return execution to the main thread when it’s done. A simple example of this would be to do an HTTP request to our blog to grab the lastBuildDate field (the last time a new item was posted or updated). The code you ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Carlo Kok @ 2012-08-08 17:11


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