TaskFactory<TResult>.StartNew Method (Func<Object, TResult>, Object, CancellationToken, TaskCreationOptions, TaskScheduler)
Creates and starts a task.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public Task<TResult> StartNew( Func<Object, TResult> function, Object state, CancellationToken cancellationToken, TaskCreationOptions creationOptions, TaskScheduler scheduler )
- Type: System.Func<Object, TResult>
A function delegate that returns the future result to be available through the task.
- Type: System.Object
An object that contains data to be used by the function delegate.
- Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken
The cancellation token that will be assigned to the new task.
- Type: System.Threading.Tasks.TaskCreationOptions
One of the enumeration values that controls the behavior of the created task.
- Type: System.Threading.Tasks.TaskScheduler
The task scheduler that is used to schedule the created task.
However, unless creation and scheduling must be separated, StartNew is the recommended approach for both simplicity and performance.
.NET FrameworkSupported in: 4.5, 4
.NET Framework Client ProfileSupported in: 4
Portable Class LibrarySupported in: Portable Class Library
.NET for Windows Store appsSupported in: Windows 8
.NET for Windows Phone appsSupported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
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