Asynchronous Programming Design Patterns

There are a number of ways to expose asynchronous features to client code. The Event-based Asynchronous Pattern prescribes one recommended way for classes to present asynchronous behavior.


Starting with the .NET Framework version 4, the Task Parallel Library provides a new model for asynchronous and parallel programming. For more information, see Parallel Programming in the .NET Framework.

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Managed Threading Best Practices

Events and Delegates

Other Resources

Multithreading in Components

Asynchronous Programming Design Patterns