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HttpClient.GetAsync Method (Uri, CancellationToken)

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

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

public Task<HttpResponseMessage> GetAsync(
	Uri requestUri,
	CancellationToken cancellationToken
)

Parameters

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