HttpContentExtensions.ReadAsAsync Method (HttpContent, Type, IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter>, CancellationToken)

Returns a Task that will yield an object of the specified type from the content instance using one of the provided formatters to deserialize the content.

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

public static Task<Object> ReadAsAsync(
	this HttpContent content,
	Type type,
	IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter> formatters,
	CancellationToken cancellationToken


Type: HttpContent
The HttpContent instance from which to read.
Type: System.Type
The type of the object to read.
Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter>
The collection of MediaTypeFormatter instances to use.
Type: System.Threading.CancellationToken
The token to cancel the operation.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<Object>
An object instance of the specified type.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HttpContent. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see or