As you know we recently released the Visual C++ Compiler November 2013 CTP. One of the many features in this CTP is the support for resumable functions and await. In this blog post, I want to touch upon some examples where these features make the experience of programming with asynchronous API much simpler.
Back, at the end of April, we announced our first release of Casablanca as an incubation project on Devlabs. Since then, we are glad to have received a positive response from the C++ community.
Our devices are becoming increasingly connected, and at the same time our customers expect the applications running on those devices to be fast and fluid. Asynchrony is important on the client for responsiveness and on the server for scalability.
Today we are announcing Casablanca,