CacheEntry

Data object to store cached values with their keys used by MemoryCache.

Description

The CacheEntry class allows you to create a data object that can be used to store cached values with their keys used by MemoryCache.

Constructors

Creates a new instance of the cache entry and assigns its values.

public CacheEntry(string key, object value, long timeout)

  • key: string - a unique key to locate the value.
  • value: object - a value to be stored.
  • timeout: long - expiration timeout in milliseconds.

Properties

Key

Gets the key to locate the cached value.

public string Key [ get ]

Value

Gets the cached value.

public object Value [ get, private set ]

Expiration

Gets the expiration timeout.

public long Expiration [ get, private set ]

Instance methods

IsExpired

Checks if this value has already expired.

public bool IsExpired()

  • returns: bool - true if the value has already expired and false otherwise.

SetValue

Sets a new value and extends its expiration.

public void SetValue(object value, long timeout)

  • value: object - a new cached value.
  • timeout: long - a expiration timeout in milliseconds.