How to handle exceptions in asynchronous code in C#

Exception handling is different for asynchronous code. Learn the exception handling semantics for asynchronous methods in C#

Exception handling is the technique of handling runtime errors in an application. Asynchronous programming allows us to perform resource-intensive operations without the need for blocking on the main or executing thread of the application.

However, note that the error handling mechanism of an asynchronous method is different from that of a synchronous method. This article presents a discussion on how we can handle exceptions when working with asynchronous code in C#.

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