In the course of writing C# code utilizing the new (for 4.5.1) Task-based asynchronous programming, I’ve run
across a couple of places where the “await” keyword either is not allowed (a catch block or a property accessor) or the
“async” keyword greatly complicates the syntax (lambda expressions). I’ve found myself writing this method for two
different projects, and so I thought I would drop this Q&D, more-comments-than-code utility method here for others to
use if you see the need.
(UPDATE: This works well in console applications; it can cause deadlocks in desktop and web apps. Test before you rely
And, in places where you can’t do something like this…
…you can instead do this in that “DependentEntity” property…