Microsoft.Bcl.Async 1.0.168 Prefix Reserved

Requires NuGet 2.8.1 or higher.

Install-Package Microsoft.Bcl.Async -Version 1.0.168
dotnet add package Microsoft.Bcl.Async --version 1.0.168
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Bcl.Async" Version="1.0.168" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Bcl.Async --version 1.0.168
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#r "nuget: Microsoft.Bcl.Async, 1.0.168"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. 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=1.0.168

// Install Microsoft.Bcl.Async as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Bcl.Async&version=1.0.168
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This package enables Visual Studio 2012 projects 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 Silverlight 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, Windows 8, Windows Phone Silverlight 8, or Windows Phone 8.1 when consuming a library that uses this package. For known issues, please see:

For more information on the async programming model, visit MSDN:

Supported Platforms:
- .NET Framework 4 (with KB2468871)
- Windows 8
- Windows Phone 8.1
- Windows Phone Silverlight 7.5
- Silverlight 4
- Portable Class Libraries

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Version Downloads Last updated
1.0.168 21,068,003 4/11/2014
1.0.166 134,438 4/1/2014
1.0.166-beta 8,640 3/19/2014
1.0.165 1,191,305 11/13/2013
1.0.16 763,851 4/18/2013
1.0.14-rc 74,850 1/31/2013
1.0.12-beta 8,283 10/25/2012
1.0.11-beta 7,104 10/22/2012