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  • Blog Post: MVP Summit presentation on async

    Lucian Wischik and I presented an "async clinic" at the MVP Summit in Bellevue this week. The async/await keywords in C# and Visual Basic drastically simplify asynchronous programming, but that of course doesn't mean that using them is without any gotchas: the goal of the discussion was to highlight...
  • Blog Post: "The Zen of Async" at the MVP Summit 2012

    Thanks to everyone who attended my "The Zen of Async" presentation on Thursday at the MVP Summit. As I've had several requests, here are the slides and code for the talk.
  • Blog Post: Parallelism BUILD talks available on Channel9

    Thanks to everyone who attended my two talks at BUILD this past week, and I hope you enjoyed the sessions!  For those of you unable to attend in person, the recordings of the talks are now available on Channel9: Building parallelized apps with .NET and Visual Studio The zen of async: Best practices...
  • Blog Post: Presentation on TPL Dataflow in financial applications

    Matt Davey from Lab49 presented at the Waters North American Trading Architecture Summit April 2011 on using TPL Dataflow in trading solutions. You can see his slide deck at http://www.slideshare.net/mattdotdavey/waters-north-american-trading-architecture-summit-april-2011 . It's awesome to see the technology...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming NYC user group presentation on Parallel Programming

    I'm going to be in Manhattan on June 29th, and while there I'll be presenting to a joint meeting of the NYC .NET Developer's Group and the New York ALT.NET Group on parallel programming with .NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010. Details are available here , and I'll look forward to seeing you there! Thanks...
  • Blog Post: Parallel Computing at TechEd North America 2010

    Are you attending TechEd in New Orleans this week? If so, check out the multitude of parallel computing-related breakout sessions, including: DEV314 | Manycore and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 DEV317 | Profiling and Debugging Parallel Code with Microsoft Visual...
  • Blog Post: Parallel Computing Sessions at the Visual Studio 2010 Launch

    Thanks to everyone who attended our three breakout sessions at the Visual Studio 2010 Launch and DevConnections conference this week in Las Vegas. Attached to this blog post are the slide decks that were presented at the talks. The code from the talks is available either as part of our Parallel Programming...
  • Blog Post: PDC09 Parallelism Session Videos Now Available

    Attendees at PDC09 this past week were privy to quite a few sessions on parallel computing.  Now that the videos of these sessions are online, you can view them as well from the comfort of your own home.  Here are some of the key parallelism-related sessions from this past week: Overview The...
  • Blog Post: Scaling out PLINQ: DryadLINQ at PDC09 and Supercomputing09

    PLINQ enables developers to scale up computations in order to leverage the multiple cores available in modern hardware. For many problem domains, this is quite useful and sufficient. What happens, however, when a workload being processed is so big that even a manycore machine is insufficient to adequately...
  • Blog Post: Attending PDC09? Meet with the Parallel Computing Platform team.

    Are you attending PDC09? Want to meet with members of the Parallel Computing Platform team? See http://blogs.msdn.com/visualizeparallel/archive/2009/11/02/the-parallel-computing-platform-team-pcd-09.aspx for more details.
  • Blog Post: Slides from Parallelism Tour

    Last week, I had the privilege of touring around Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan, speaking about the new parallel computing support in Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4. Many folks I spoke with were interested in getting a copy of the slide deck I used, so I’ve attached it to this blog...
  • Blog Post: Parallel Computing at PDC09 and TechEd Europe 2009

    It’s fall, and that means conference season!  In November, members of the Parallel Computing Platform team will be descending upon both PDC09 in Los Angeles and TechEd Europe 2009 in Berlin.  We’re extremely excited to see all of you there and to discuss the new support for parallel computing...
  • Blog Post: Parallel Computing Presentations in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee

    In a week, I’m going to be traveling through Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, speaking about parallel computing, Visual Studio 2010, and .NET 4, primarily at corporations during the day and at user groups in the evenings. If you’re in the area and interested, please do attend, and I look forward...
  • Blog Post: “Session-in-a-box” on Parallel Programming with .NET 4.0

    At PDC 2008 and TechEd EMEA 2008, Daniel Moth delivered several hit talks on parallel programming with the .NET Framework 4.0.  The videos of both of those talks are available online, and he’s since created a series of blog posts capturing the content from those sessions in a way that should make...
  • Blog Post: Parallelism Videos Galore

    It's been a hectic and exciting few weeks, and we on the Parallel Computing Platform team have been having a great time talking with customers all over the world, at the PDC, at TechEd EMEA, at DevConnections, through Channel 9, and more. A lot of the resulting material is now available online for viewing...
  • Blog Post: Concurrent, Multi-core Programming on Windows and .NET

    Thanks to everyone who attended our PDC pre-conference session yesterday on parallelism and concurrency! We had a wonderful turnout at the event, and David, Joe, and I all had a terrific time. Attached to this post are the slides we presented. (It turns out that the PDC site does allow you to submit...
  • Blog Post: Concurrency Pre-Conference Session at the PDC

    Interested in parallel programming with .NET and on Windows?  Thinking of attending the Microsoft PDC this year?  Well, if you do, make sure to come a day early.  The Parallel Computing Platform team will be presenting a day-long pre-conference session on October 26th from 10:00am-5:45pm...
  • Blog Post: Parallel Computing Platform at TechEd 2008

    Heading to TechEd 2008? Come discover some of the exciting technologies the Parallel Computing Platform team is working on. We're presenting four sessions on parallelism at the Developer conference : DVP205 The Microsoft Parallel Computing Initiative: Bringing Concurrency to the Masses Tuesday...
  • Blog Post: Q&As from the 2008 Financial Services Developer Conference

    A few weeks ago, I presented on Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework at the 6th annual Microsoft Financial Services Developer Conference (the decks from the conference are now available online ). I had a great time and a great audience, and during the presentation on Thursday I received some good...
  • Blog Post: 6th Annual Microsoft Financial Services Developer Conference

    We'll be speaking this week in NYC about Parallel Extensions to the .NET Framework at the Microsoft Financial Services Developer Conference . "The 2008 Microsoft Financial Services Developer Conference will focus on providing developers and architects in Financial Services a clear roadmap of the Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: PLINQ at Seattle Code Camp

    In the Seattle area and want to hear more about PLINQ? Igor Ostrovsky, a developer on the Parallel Extensions team, will be speaking today at the Seattle Code Camp from 3:00-4:15pm . Check it out!
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