WebHttpBehavior.GetRequestClientFormatter Method

Gets the request formatter on the client for the specified service operation and endpoint.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Description
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web.Extensions (in System.ServiceModel.Web.Extensions.dll)

protected virtual IClientMessageFormatter GetRequestClientFormatter(
	OperationDescription operationDescription,
	ServiceEndpoint endpoint


Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.OperationDescription
A contract that characterizes an operation in terms of the messages it exchanges.
Type: System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpoint
The service endpoint to be accessed by the client.

Return Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Dispatcher.IClientMessageFormatter
An IClientMessageFormatter reference to the request formatter on the client for the specified operation and endpoint.


The JSON format is not currently supported in Silverlight.

This is an extensibility point that derived behaviors can use to supply their own implementation of IClientMessageFormatter that is called to convert the input parameters of the service operation call to a request message. Parameters specified in the UriTemplate of the service operation must be serialized to the To URI of the request message and other parameters must be serialized to the body of the request message.


Supported in: 5, 4

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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