Sometimes in your code, you find the need to try an operation that’s dependent upon some other system. That other system might be a little laggy. As such, you want to try your operation and then pause a moment or two before you try again. A simple way to do this is with
That little snippet of code will wait for one second and then continue. There’s a better way though…
You see… sleeping your thread is a blocking call. It blocks everything while that thread is paused. Your UI is unresponsive and there may be other consequences. A better way to pause it to await a task delay.
await Task.Run(() => Task.Delay(1000));
These two commands to essentially the same thing for you, but awaiting the task will allow other processes to continue resulting in a more polished product.