A helper class for retrieving and comparing standard HTTP methods and for creating new HTTP methods.
Assembly: System.Net.Http (in System.Net.Http.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|Delete||Represents an HTTP DELETE protocol method.|
|Get||Represents an HTTP GET protocol method.|
|Head||Represents an HTTP HEAD protocol method. The HEAD method is identical to GET except that the server only returns message-headers in the response, without a message-body.|
|Method||An HTTP method.|
|Options||Represents an HTTP OPTIONS protocol method.|
|Post||Represents an HTTP POST protocol method that is used to post a new entity as an addition to a URI.|
|Put||Represents an HTTP PUT protocol method that is used to replace an entity identified by a URI.|
|Trace||Represents an HTTP TRACE protocol method.|
|Equals(HttpMethod)||Determines whether the specified is equal to the current Object.|
|Equals(Object)||Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetHashCode||Serves as a hash function for this type. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|ToString||Returns a string that represents the current object. (Overrides Object.ToString().)|
The most common usage of is to use one of the static properties on this class. However, if an app needs a different value for the HTTP method, the HttpMethod constructor initializes a new instance of the with an HTTP method that the app specifies.
Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.