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HttpClient.GetStringAsync Method (String)

Sends a GET request to the specified Uri and returns the response body as a string in an asynchronous operation.

Namespace:  System.Net.Http
Assembly:  System.Net.Http (in System.Net.Http.dll)


Public Function GetStringAsync ( _
    requestUri As String _
) As Task(Of String)
Dim instance As HttpClient 
Dim requestUri As String 
Dim returnValue As Task(Of String)

returnValue = instance.GetStringAsync(requestUri)
public Task<string> GetStringAsync(
    string requestUri
Task<String^>^ GetStringAsync(
    String^ requestUri
member GetStringAsync : 
        requestUri:string -> Task<string> 
public function GetStringAsync(
    requestUri : String
) : Task<String>


Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<String>
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.


This operation will not block. The returned task object will complete after the whole response body is read.

For a complete example of using the HttpClient class, see Calling a Web API From a .NET Client

See Also


HttpClient Class

GetStringAsync Overload

System.Net.Http Namespace