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Laurent Bugnion (GalaSoft) Diary of a Code Trotter

When you share code between Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8, you can use async/await to code against asynchronous APIs, which is a nice step in the right direction. However there are Windows Phone APIs that do not support async/await yet. Probably the most annoying to date is the WebClient (which in Windows 8 has been replaced by a better API called HttpClient).

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Posted on Sunday, January 27, 2013 4:52 PM Technical stuff , .NET , Work , Phone , Windows 8 , .NET 4.5 , Windows Phone 8 | Back to top


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