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HttpClient.PostAsync Method (String, HttpContent, CancellationToken)

Sends a POST request with a cancellation token as an asynchronous operation.

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

'Declaration
Public Function PostAsync ( _
	requestUri As String, _
	content As HttpContent, _
	cancellationToken As CancellationToken _
) As Task(Of HttpResponseMessage)
'Usage
Dim instance As HttpClient 
Dim requestUri As String 
Dim content As HttpContent 
Dim cancellationToken As CancellationToken 
Dim returnValue As Task(Of HttpResponseMessage)

returnValue = instance.PostAsync(requestUri, _
	content, cancellationToken)

Parameters

requestUri
Type: System.String
The Uri the request is sent to.
content
Type: System.Net.Http.HttpContent
The HTTP request content sent to the server.
cancellationToken
Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken
A cancellation token that can be used by other objects or threads to receive notice of cancellation.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task(Of HttpResponseMessage)
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

This operation will not block. The returned task object will complete after the whole response (including content) is read.

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

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