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RuntimeHelpers Class

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Provides a set of static methods and properties that provide support for compilers. This class cannot be inherited.

System.Object
  System.Runtime.CompilerServices.RuntimeHelpers

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

public static class RuntimeHelpers

The RuntimeHelpers type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360OffsetToStringDataGets the offset in bytes to the data in the given string.
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  NameDescription
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360GetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type, suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures such as a hash table.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360GetObjectValueBoxes a value type.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360InitializeArrayProvides a fast way to initialize an array from data stored in a module.
Public methodStatic memberSupported by Silverlight for Windows PhoneSupported by Xbox 360RunClassConstructorRuns a specified class constructor method.
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Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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