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HttpClient Constructor (HttpMessageHandler)

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Initializes a new instance of the HttpClient class with a specific handler.

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

public HttpClient(
	HttpMessageHandler handler
)

Parameters

handler
Type: System.Net.Http.HttpMessageHandler

The HTTP handler stack to use for sending requests.

If null is specified for handler parameter, the WebRequestHandler is used as transport handler.

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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