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ParallelEnumerable.AsParallel<TSource> Method (IEnumerable<TSource>)

.NET Framework (current version)

Enables parallelization of a query.

Namespace:   System.Linq
Assembly:  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

public static ParallelQuery<TSource> AsParallel<TSource>(
	this IEnumerable<TSource> source


Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<TSource>

An IEnumerable<T> to convert to a ParallelQuery<TSource>.

Return Value

Type: System.Linq.ParallelQuery<TSource>

The source as a ParallelQuery<TSource> to bind to ParallelEnumerable extension methods.

Type Parameters


The type of elements of source.

Exception Condition

source is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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