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HttpBinding Class

Represents an extensibility element added to a Binding within an XML Web service. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace:  System.Web.Services.Description
Assembly:  System.Web.Services (in System.Web.Services.dll)

[XmlFormatExtensionAttribute("binding", "", 
[XmlFormatExtensionPrefixAttribute("http", "")]
public sealed class HttpBinding : ServiceDescriptionFormatExtension

The use of this class as an extensibility element specifies that information is to be passed by HTTP. For more information about specification of protocols for XML Web services, see [<topic://cpconbuildingaspnetwebservices>]. For more information about Web Services Description Language (WSDL), see the specification at

The following example shows a typical usage of the HttpBinding class.

// Create the 'HttpBinding' object.
HttpBinding myHttpBinding = new HttpBinding();

// Add the 'HttpBinding' to the 'Binding'.
// Create the 'HttpBinding' object.
HttpBinding* myHttpBinding = new HttpBinding();

// Add the 'HttpBinding' to the 'Binding'.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0