AppDomain.DoCallBack Method

Executes the code in another application domain that is identified by the specified delegate.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public void DoCallBack(
	CrossAppDomainDelegate callBackDelegate
)

Parameters

callBackDelegate
Type: System.CrossAppDomainDelegate
A delegate that specifies a method to call.

Implements

_AppDomain.DoCallBack(CrossAppDomainDelegate)

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

callBackDelegate is null.

callBackDelegate can specify a marshal-by-value, MarshalByRefObject, or ContextBoundObject.

The following sample demonstrates using a static DoCallBack method.


static string greetings = "PONG!";

public static void Main()
{
    AppDomain otherDomain = AppDomain.CreateDomain("otherDomain");

    greetings = "PING!";
    MyCallBack();
    otherDomain.DoCallBack(new CrossAppDomainDelegate(MyCallBack));

    // Output:
    //   PING! from defaultDomain
    //   PONG! from otherDomain
}

static public void MyCallBack()
{
    string name = AppDomain.CurrentDomain.FriendlyName;

    if (name == AppDomain.CurrentDomain.SetupInformation.ApplicationName)
    {
        name = "defaultDomain";
    }
    Console.WriteLine(greetings + " from " + name);
}


The following sample demonstrates using the DoCallBack method by value.


[Serializable]
public class PingPong
{
    private string greetings = "PING!";

    public static void Main()
    {
        AppDomain otherDomain = AppDomain.CreateDomain("otherDomain");

        PingPong pp = new PingPong();
        pp.MyCallBack();
        pp.greetings = "PONG!";
        otherDomain.DoCallBack(new CrossAppDomainDelegate(pp.MyCallBack));

        // Output:
        //   PING! from defaultDomain
        //   PONG! from otherDomain
    }

    public void MyCallBack()
    {
        string name = AppDomain.CurrentDomain.FriendlyName;

        if (name == AppDomain.CurrentDomain.SetupInformation.ApplicationName)
        {
            name = "defaultDomain";
        }
        Console.WriteLine(greetings + " from " + name);
    }
}


The following sample demonstrates using the DoCallBack method by reference.


public class PingPong : MarshalByRefObject
{
    private string greetings = "PING!";

    public static void Main()
    {
        AppDomain otherDomain = AppDomain.CreateDomain("otherDomain");

        PingPong pp = new PingPong();
        pp.MyCallBack();
        pp.greetings = "PONG!";
        otherDomain.DoCallBack(new CrossAppDomainDelegate(pp.MyCallBack));

        // Output:
        //   PING! from defaultDomain
        //   PONG! from defaultDomain
    }

    // Callback will always execute within defaultDomain due to inheritance from
    // MarshalByRefObject
    public void MyCallBack()
    {
        string name = AppDomain.CurrentDomain.FriendlyName;
        if (name == AppDomain.CurrentDomain.SetupInformation.ApplicationName)
        {
            name = "defaultDomain";
        }
        Console.WriteLine(greetings + " from " + name);
    }
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.
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