We’re very happy to announce today the Async CTP for Visual Basic and C#.
Async CTP homepage: http://msdn.com/vstudio/async
Async discussion forums: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/async/threads
Asynchronous programming is something that helps make your UI more responsive, especially in applications that interact with databases or network or disk. It’s also used to make ASP servers scale better.
Until now, asynchronous programming has also been prohibitively hard, “not worth the investment”-hard. But with the Async CTP we’ve made asynchronous programming easy enough that developers should routinely consider asynchrony for most of their applications.