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OriginalGriff wrote:
the await call spins off a second thread to execute the long running task
A common misconception. Smile | :)

await is almost nothing to do with multi-threading; it's more about using IO-completion ports to avoid keeping a thread spinning whilst it waits for an external resource to respond.

OriginalGriff wrote:
C#
private async void MyOtherButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    Debug.WriteLine("Before Sleep");
    await Task.Run(() => Thread.Sleep(10000));
    Debug.WriteLine("After Sleep");
}
Aside from the fact that you should avoid async void wherever possible[^], spinning up a background thread just to make it sleep seems like a bad idea. Smile | :)
C#
private void MyOtherButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    _ = MyOtherButton_Click_Async();
}

private async Task MyOtherButton_Click_Async()
{
    Debug.WriteLine("Before Sleep");
    await Task.Delay(10000);
    Debug.WriteLine("After Sleep");
}
See David Fowler's explanation of the _ = SomeTaskReturningMethod(); construct under the "Timer callbacks" heading: AspNetCoreDiagnosticScenarios/AsyncGuidance.md at master · davidfowl/AspNetCoreDiagnosticScenarios · GitHub[^]



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