HttpClient::GetAsync Method (String)

Sends a GET request to the specified Uri as an asynchronous operation.

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

Task<HttpResponseMessage^>^ GetAsync(
	String^ requestUri


Type: System::String
The Uri the request is sent to.

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