CloudBlockBlob.DownloadToByteArrayAsync Method (Byte[], Int32, CancellationToken)

Initiates an asynchronous operation to download the contents of a blob to a byte array.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage (in Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.dll)


<DoesServiceRequestAttribute> _
Public Function DownloadToByteArrayAsync ( _
    target As Byte(), _
    index As Integer, _
    cancellationToken As CancellationToken _
) As Task(Of Integer)
public Task<int> DownloadToByteArrayAsync (
    byte[] target,
    int index,
    CancellationToken cancellationToken
virtual Task<int>^ DownloadToByteArrayAsync (
    array<unsigned char>^ target, 
    int index, 
    CancellationToken cancellationToken
) sealed


  • target
    The target byte array.
  • index
    The starting offset in the byte array.
  • cancellationToken
    A CancellationToken to observe while waiting for a task to complete.

Return Value

A Task object of type int that represents the asynchronous operation.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Development Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

See Also


CloudBlockBlob Class
CloudBlockBlob Members
Microsoft.WindowsAzure.Storage.Blob Namespace