Windows 7 Rx Update: Async support, IAsyncEnumerable and more with Jeff and Wes


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At PDC10, you were introduced to Async (new async and await language keywords), a new language feature in C# and VB.NET. At the same time, the Rx team shipped the latest version of their software, which adds the following capabilities to the library:

  • Support for the new C# await keyword (Observable.GetAwaiter)
  • ToTask and ToTaskLast operators
  • IAsyncEnumerable interface and all standard query operators for this interface.
Here, Rx developers Jeffrey Van Gogh and Wes Dyer dig into what these new additions mean and how they work.

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