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C# Action a = () => {} what is this in vb.net

Posted on 2011-03-02
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Hi I got this code

Action a
        = () =>
            {
              //Do something
              }
            };

Is this creating a new thread, and how to do it in VB.net...
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No, its not creating a new thread. It's called a lambda expression. Some reading:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb397687.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/018hxwa8.aspx

How to do lambda expressions in VB:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb531253.aspx#Y228
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Here is a direct translation:
 
Dim a As Action = _
                    Sub()
                        ' Do Something '
                    End Sub

' You can invoke the code inside the Sub() by calling the actions Invoke method. '
a.Invoke()

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Direct translation is making lots of sense.
Thanks,
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