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Posted 11 Dec 2008

Timeout Functions

, 11 Dec 2008 CPOL
This article explains about executing a function within a time limit. Also includes a helper class which helps to implement timeout functions easily. This article deals with running multiple timeout processes each with time limit.
namespace TimeoutFunctions
    using System;
    using System.Collections.Generic;
    using System.Text;
    using System.Threading;

    public sealed class AsyncProcessEventArgs : EventArgs
        public AsyncProcessEventArgs(object userState, bool processCompleted) : 
            this(userState,processCompleted,false) {

        public AsyncProcessEventArgs(object userState, bool processCompleted, bool isThreadRunning) {
            this.userState = userState;
            this.processCompleted = processCompleted;
            this.isThreadRunning = isThreadRunning;

        private object userState;
        public object UserState {
            get { return userState; }

        private bool processCompleted;
        public bool HasProcessCompleted {
            get { return processCompleted; }

        private bool isThreadRunning;
        public bool IsThreadRunning {
            get { return isThreadRunning; }
            internal set { isThreadRunning = value; }

        private Thread asyncWorker;
        /// <summary>
        /// Gets the worker thread which the process is executing. Retrun NULL if thread is already stopped
        /// </summary>
        public Thread AsyncWorker {
            get { return asyncWorker; }
            internal set { asyncWorker = value; }

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Call me Navaneeth Some years ago--never mind how long precisely, I was doing programs with C and C++. When .NET came, I started with C#,ASP.NET and SQL Server.

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