BackgroundWorker in Windows RT

As you might have already noticed, the BackGroundWorker class is missing in Windows RT / app development.

The BackgroundWorker was actually just a wrapper for the following class:

So the fun begins again with Threading.

The ThreadPool for Win RT is well documented in the Windows Store Apps Development Center:

For those, who like to actually work with an emulated BackgroundWorker, there are also some folks in the web who did build a custom version of the BackgroundWorker like:,guid,9cc11080-eeb5-41c0-bde7-b437d28d56fc.aspx#commentstart

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