HttpClient.GetAsync Method (Uri, HttpCompletionOption, CancellationToken)

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

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

member GetAsync : 
        requestUri:Uri * 
        completionOption:HttpCompletionOption * 
        cancellationToken:CancellationToken -> Task<HttpResponseMessage> 


Type: System.Uri
The Uri the request is sent to.
Type: System.Net.Http.HttpCompletionOption
An HTTP completion option value that indicates when the operation should be considered completed.
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