Andrew Hoefling

Speaker | Mentor | Coder | Leader

C# developers experienced with WPF, UWP, Xamarin.Forms, Uno Platform and anything that involes the ICommand interface are familiar with async void. A quick trick to call Task based asynchronous methods that interact with some type of User Interface interaction. We all know this is bad, but still implement code this way because it doesn't cause immediate problems.

STOP IT! async void is bad

Microsoft Build 2019 was this week and lots of big announcements are coming from Microsoft with what the future of .NET and the ecosystem of developer tools looks like. This year there was a HUGE announcement about the future of .NET with the introduction of .NET 5.