CreateTimer(TimerElapsedHandler, TimeSpan, TimerDestroyedHandler) method
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ThreadPoolTimer.CreateTimer(TimerElapsedHandler, TimeSpan, TimerDestroyedHandler) method

Creates a single-use timer and specifies a method to call after the timer is complete. The timer is complete when the timer has expired and the final call to handler has finished.

Syntax


public static ThreadPoolTimer CreateTimer(
  TimerElapsedHandler handler, 
  TimeSpan delay, 
  TimerDestroyedHandler destroyed
)

Parameters

handler

Type: TimerElapsedHandler

The method to call when the timer expires.

delay

Type: System.TimeSpan [.NET] | Windows::Foundation::TimeSpan [C++]

The amount of time until the timer expires.

C++:  This amount of time is specified in ticks (100-nanosecond units) using the Windows::Foundation::TimeSpan structure.

JavaScript and C#:  This amount of time is specified using the System.TimeSpan structure. It can be specified in ticks, or it can be specified in milliseconds, seconds, and so on.

destroyed

Type: TimerDestroyedHandler

The method to call after the timer is complete.

Return value

Type: ThreadPoolTimer

An instance of a single-use timer.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.System.Threading
Windows::System::Threading [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.System.Threading
Windows::System::Threading [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

ThreadPoolTimer
CreateTimer(TimerElapsedHandler, TimeSpan)

 

 

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