ReadAsStringAsync Method

HttpContent.ReadAsStringAsync Method ()

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Serialize the HTTP content to a string as an asynchronous operation.

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

public Task<string> ReadAsStringAsync()

Return Value

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

Returns Task<TResult>.

The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after all of the content has been written as a string.

Once the operation completes, the Result property on the returned task object contains the string with the HTTP content.

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