Network Operations in the .NET Framework with Visual Basic

When performing complex network operations, Visual Basic users may need to investigate the .NET Framework and the classes it offers. This section provides an overview of network concepts in the .NET Framework and a listing of commonly used classes.

Basics of .NET Framework Network Operations (Visual Basic)

Provides an overview of network concepts in the .NET Framework, including the WebRequest and WebResponse classes, security, and network tracing.

Classes Used in .NET Framework Network Operations (Visual Basic)

Lists the classes used in .NET Framework network operations.


Makes a request to a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).


Provides a response from a URI.


Provides common methods for sending data to and receiving data from a resource identified by a URI.

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