Graceful Exits: Using Cancellation Tokens in C#

IT Sharky
3 min readMar 1, 2024

In the fast-paced world of software development, sometimes we need to hit the brakes. Long-running operations might become outdated, user interactions might change course, or external factors might necessitate a quick shutdown. This is where cancellation tokens come in, providing a mechanism for cooperative cancellation of tasks in C#.

What are Cancellation Tokens?

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