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Async/Await with WCF

A nice little feature of .NET 4.5 is you can use async await with WCF ! The services doesn’t need to be in .NET 4.5, only the client as it is in the proxy.   When you add your service reference be sure to check if the task bases asynchronous operations will be generated by the proxy. Click on advanced And check what kind of asynchronous operation [...]

Belgian super hackathon

  Around Belgium the 27th of March ? Enjoy developping Windows 8 app ? Want to win a ticket to Teched Europe 2013 in Madrid ? Is it a dream ? No, it is : 4 cities ! No excuses ! I’ll be at the Brussels one, day and night. See you there ! http://www.microsoft.com/belux/msdn/apps/windows/superhack.aspx (more...)

2013 MVP Summit

  Last week (Feb 18th to Feb 21st) the 2013 MVP Summit was held in Redmond and Bellevue. It was the 20th anniversary of the MVP program and we were around 1400 MVPs from all around the world. We were introduced to MVPs that were amongst the first to be awarded. 20 years as MVP, hard to imagine for me, as it is only my first year! What can you except [...]