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Description

The Microsoft.VisualStudio.Threading is a xplat library that provides many threading and synchronization primitives used in Visual Studio and other applications.

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Features

  • 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
      TaskScheduler
      to switch to it. Switch to a background thread with
      await TaskScheduler.Default;
    • Await on a
      Task
      with a timeout
    • Await on a
      Task
      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.

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Supported platforms

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

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