HttpContent.ReadAsStreamAsync Method ()

.NET Framework (current version)

Serialize the HTTP content and return a stream that represents the content as an asynchronous operation.

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

public Task<Stream> ReadAsStreamAsync()

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<Stream>

The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after all of the stream that represents content has been read.

Once the operation completes, the Result property on the returned task object contains the stream that that represents the HTTP content. The returned stream can then be used to read the content using various stream APIs.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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