HttpClient.GetStringAsync Method (String)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Send a GET request to the specified Uri and return the response body as a string in an asynchronous operation.

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

public Task<string> GetStringAsync(
	string requestUri
)

Parameters

requestUri
Type: System.String

The Uri the request is sent to.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<String>
Returns Task<TResult>.
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The requestUri was null.

This operation will not block. The returned Task<TResult> object will complete after the whole response body is read.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1
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