HtmlFormParameterReader Class

Reads incoming request parameters for Web services implemented using HTTP, with name-value pairs encoded like an HTML form rather than as a SOAP message.

Namespace: System.Web.Services.Protocols
Assembly: System.Web.Services (in

public class HtmlFormParameterReader : ValueCollectionParameterReader
public class HtmlFormParameterReader extends ValueCollectionParameterReader
public class HtmlFormParameterReader extends ValueCollectionParameterReader
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HtmlFormParameterReader and other classes in the System.Web.Services.Protocols namespace support the .NET Framework's implementations of Web services via the HTTP-GET and HTTP-POST operations. Web service writers and readers serialize and deserialize, respectively, between the parameters or return objects of Web methods and the HTTP request or response streams. Web service writers and readers use HTTP for transport but don't exchange messages using the SOAP standard. The service-side HtmlFormParameterReader class provides a Read method to read parameter name-value pairs that are encoded into the body of an HTTP request with the MIME type application/x-www-form-urlencoded.

You typically will not need to use HtmlFormParameterReader directly. HTTP-POST Web services are enabled when an ASP.NET configuration file's (Web.config) <protocols> Element element contains an <add> Element for <protocols> element whose name attribute's value is "HttpPost". The HtmlFormParameterReader class is automatically used when an HTTP-POST Web service is enabled and an applicable HTTP request is received.

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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