Microsoft.Bcl.Async 1.0.14-rc

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This is a prerelease version of Microsoft.Bcl.Async.
There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
dotnet add package Microsoft.Bcl.Async --version 1.0.14-rc
NuGet\Install-Package Microsoft.Bcl.Async -Version 1.0.14-rc
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Bcl.Async" Version="1.0.14-rc" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Bcl.Async --version 1.0.14-rc
#r "nuget: Microsoft.Bcl.Async, 1.0.14-rc"
#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 Microsoft.Bcl.Async as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.Bcl.Async&version=1.0.14-rc&prerelease

// Install Microsoft.Bcl.Async as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Bcl.Async&version=1.0.14-rc&prerelease

This package enables Visual Studio 2012 projects targeting .NET Framework 4 (with KB2468871), Silverlight 4 and 5, and Windows Phone 7.5 (including any portable library combinations) to use the new 'async' and 'await' keywords. This package also includes Task-based extension methods that allow using some of the existing asynchronous APIs with the new language keywords. Windows Phone 8 projects can use this package to get access to async extension methods for the networking types.

This package is not supported in Visual Studio 2010, and is only required for projects targeting .NET Framework 4.5 or .NET for Windows Store apps when consuming a library that uses this package. For known issues, please see:

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET Framework net40 is compatible.  net403 was computed.  net45 is compatible.  net451 was computed.  net452 was computed.  net46 was computed.  net461 was computed.  net462 was computed.  net463 was computed.  net47 was computed.  net471 was computed.  net472 was computed.  net48 was computed.  net481 was computed. 
Silverlight sl4 is compatible.  sl4-wp71 is compatible.  sl5 was computed. 
Windows Phone wp8 is compatible.  wp81 was computed. 
Windows Store win8 is compatible. 
Compatible target framework(s)
Included target framework(s) (in package)
Learn more about Target Frameworks and .NET Standard.
  • .NETFramework 4.5

    • No dependencies.
  • All Frameworks

  • Portable Class Library (.NETFramework 4.5, Windows 8.0, WindowsPhone 8.0)

    • No dependencies.
  • Windows 8.0

    • No dependencies.
  • WindowsPhone 8.0

    • No dependencies.

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Version Downloads Last updated
1.0.168 31,452,743 4/11/2014
1.0.166 153,635 4/1/2014
1.0.166-beta 10,823 3/19/2014
1.0.165 2,010,935 11/13/2013
1.0.16 1,562,660 4/18/2013
1.0.14-rc 120,465 1/31/2013
1.0.12-beta 10,974 10/25/2012
1.0.11-beta 9,455 10/22/2012