File.ReadAllBytesAsync(String, CancellationToken) Method

Definition

Asynchronously opens a binary file, reads the contents of the file into a byte array, and then closes the file.

public static System.Threading.Tasks.Task<byte[]> ReadAllBytesAsync (string path, System.Threading.CancellationToken cancellationToken = default);
static member ReadAllBytesAsync : string * System.Threading.CancellationToken -> System.Threading.Tasks.Task<byte[]>
Public Shared Function ReadAllBytesAsync (path As String, Optional cancellationToken As CancellationToken = Nothing) As Task(Of Byte())

Parameters

path
String

The file to open for reading.

cancellationToken
CancellationToken

The token to monitor for cancellation requests. The default value is None.

Returns

Task<Byte[]>

A task that represents the asynchronous read operation, which wraps the byte array containing the contents of the file.

Applies to