HttpClient Constructor (HttpMessageHandler, Boolean)

.NET Framework 4.5

Initializes a new instance of the HttpClient class with a specific handler.

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

public HttpClient(
	HttpMessageHandler handler,
	bool disposeHandler
)

Parameters

handler
Type: System.Net.Http.HttpMessageHandler

The HttpMessageHandler responsible for processing the HTTP response messages.

disposeHandler
Type: System.Boolean

true if the inner handler should be disposed of by Dispose(),false if you intend to reuse the inner handler.

.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.

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