TaskFactory.StartNew Method (Action)
Creates and starts a task.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Calling Task.Start method to schedule the task for execution.is functionally equivalent to creating a task by using one of its constructors, and then calling the
Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, you can use the Task.Run(Action) method as a quick way to call with default parameters. Note, however, that there is a difference in behavior between the two methods regarding : Task.Run(Action) by default does not allow child tasks started with the TaskCreationOptions.AttachedToParent option to attach to the current Task instance, whereas does. For more information and code examples, see Task.Run vs Task.Factory.StartNew in the Parallel Programming with .NET blog.
The following example uses the Action delegate that generates a random number, interprets it as a Unicode code point, converts it to a UTF16-encoded code unit, and displays information about the resulting character or characters.method to repeatedly invoke an
Available since 8
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 5.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Available since 8.1