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HttpMethod Class

.NET Framework 4.5

A helper class for retrieving and comparing standard HTTP methods and for creating new HTTP methods.

System.Object
  System.Net.Http.HttpMethod

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

public class HttpMethod : IEquatable<HttpMethod>

The HttpMethod type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsHttpMethodInitializes a new instance of the HttpMethod class with a specific HTTP method.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsDeleteRepresents an HTTP DELETE protocol method.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetRepresents an HTTP GET protocol method.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsHeadRepresents 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.
Public propertySupported in .NET for Windows Store appsMethodAn HTTP method.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsOptionsRepresents an HTTP OPTIONS protocol method.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsPostRepresents an HTTP POST protocol method that is used to post a new entity as an addition to a URI.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsPutRepresents an HTTP PUT protocol method that is used to replace an entity identified by a URI.
Public propertyStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsTraceRepresents an HTTP TRACE protocol method.
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEquals(HttpMethod)Determines whether the specified HttpMethod is equal to the current Object.
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for this type. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Overrides Object.ToString().)
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  NameDescription
Public operatorStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsEqualityThe equality operator for comparing two HttpMethod objects.
Public operatorStatic memberSupported in .NET for Windows Store appsInequalityThe inequality operator for comparing two HttpMethod objects.
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The most common usage of HttpMethod 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 HttpMethod with an HTTP method that the app specifies.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, 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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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