c# extension – AwaitResult

The Problem

When using async coding there are various places where you cannot use the await operator, e.g. static main in a console app.

You need to add code to force the async method to be synchronous


I found myself having to do this a few times in my code, so thought I should create an extension to simplify this..

The solution

Create a class “TaskExtension.cs”, and add the following code

public static class TaskExtension
  public static T AwaitResult(this System.Threading.Tasks.Task task)
    return task.GetAwaiter().GetResult();


This is how you can use it..


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