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WindowsRuntimeSystemExtensions.AsTask Method (IAsyncAction)

.NET Framework (current version)

Returns a task that represents a Windows Runtime asynchronous action.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime (in System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime.dll)

public static Task AsTask(
	this IAsyncAction source
)

Parameters

source
Type: IAsyncAction

The asynchronous action.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task
A task that represents the asynchronous action.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IAsyncAction. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

source is null.

Use this method to get a Task object for a Windows Runtime asynchronous operation. Task objects simplify the coordination of asynchronous operations.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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