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Asynchronous programming in C#

Two posts from me were published on the about:performance blog about the async capabilities of C#

Classes with long initialization process implemented with Tasks in C#

When I work on Windows 8 Apps I often have the situation where I have a class which has a longer initialization process (e.g. deserialising some state from the file system, loading data over the network, make some complicated calculation, etc). One solution would be to write a public 'initialize' method and call it first to initilize the class. The problem with this is that it is…