HttpClient::GetAsync Method (String, HttpCompletionOption, CancellationToken)

Sends a GET request to the specified Uri with an HTTP completion option and a cancellation token as an asynchronous operation.

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

public:
Task<HttpResponseMessage^>^ GetAsync(
	String^ requestUri, 
	HttpCompletionOption completionOption, 
	CancellationToken cancellationToken
)

Parameters

requestUri
Type: System::String
The Uri the request is sent to.
completionOption
Type: System.Net.Http::HttpCompletionOption
An HTTP completion option value that indicates when the operation should be considered completed.
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<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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