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microsoft /vs-threading

The Microsoft.VisualStudio.Threading is a xplat library that provides many threading and synchroniza...

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  • Async versions of many threading synchronization primitives
    • AsyncAutoResetEvent
    • AsyncBarrier
    • AsyncCountdownEvent
    • AsyncManualResetEvent
    • AsyncReaderWriterLock
    • AsyncSemaphore
    • ReentrantSemaphore
  • Async versions of very common types
    • AsyncEventHandler
    • AsyncLazy
    • AsyncLazyInitializer
    • AsyncLocal
    • AsyncQueue
  • Await extension methods
    • Await on a
      to switch to it. Switch to a background thread with
      await TaskScheduler.Default;
    • Await on a
      with a timeout
    • Await on a
      with cancellation
  • JoinableTaskFactory
    that allows you to schedule asynchronous or synchronous work that does not deadlock with the UI thread even when the UI thread needs to synchronously block on the result.


Supported platforms

  • .NET 4.5
  • .NET 4.6
  • .NET Standard 1.3
  • .NET Standard 2.0

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