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When to use Task.Delay, when to use Thread.Sleep in Javascript?


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The biggest difference between Task.Delay and Thread.Sleep is that Task.Delay is intended to run asynchronously. It does not make sense to use Task.Delay in synchronous code. It is a VERY bad idea to use Thread.Sleep in asynchronous code.

Normally you will call Task.Delay() with the await keyword:

await Task.Delay(5000);

or, if you want to run some code before the delay:

var sw = new Stopwatch();
sw.Start();
Task delay = Task.Delay(5000);
Console.WriteLine("async: Running for {0} seconds", sw.Elapsed.TotalSeconds);
await delay;


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