easyAsyncCancel 1.0.0

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dotnet add package easyAsyncCancel --version 1.0.0                
NuGet\Install-Package easyAsyncCancel -Version 1.0.0                
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<PackageReference Include="easyAsyncCancel" Version="1.0.0" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add easyAsyncCancel --version 1.0.0                
#r "nuget: easyAsyncCancel, 1.0.0"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install easyAsyncCancel as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=easyAsyncCancel&version=1.0.0

// Install easyAsyncCancel as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=easyAsyncCancel&version=1.0.0                

Async/Await easy cancellation in c#

Using async/await is so fun but in the same time there are plenty of situations which the awaiting part can stuck forever, specially when there is any involvement of programming over the network. Other than that there are situations which the app must not wait more than a timeout for a response.

Therefore, the ability to set a timeout for a asynchronous operation is a must, by using CancellationToken one can achieve this and this post will demonstrate an easier method of using these CancellationTokens by applying an extension method for the Task object type.


Let's say there is a Task which it can take unknown amount of time to finish

private async Task Task_NetworkBound()
    await new HttpClient().GetStringAsync("https://dotnetfoundation.org");

In order for the task to get canceled after 1 seconds

await Task_NetworkBound().CancelAfter(1000);

Happy coding 😃

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