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HttpMessageInvoker Class

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

A specialty class that allows applications to call the SendAsync method on an Http handler chain.


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

public class HttpMessageInvoker : IDisposable

The HttpMessageInvoker type exposes the following members.

Public methodHttpMessageInvoker(HttpMessageHandler)Initializes an instance of a HttpMessageInvoker class with a specific HttpMessageHandler.
Public methodHttpMessageInvoker(HttpMessageHandler, Boolean)Initializes an instance of a HttpMessageInvoker class with a specific HttpMessageHandler.

Public methodDispose()Releases the unmanaged resources and disposes of the managed resources used by the HttpMessageInvoker.
Protected methodDispose(Boolean)Releases the unmanaged resources used by the HttpMessageInvoker and optionally disposes of the managed resources.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSendAsyncSend an HTTP request as an asynchronous operation.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

This class is the base type for HttpClient and other message originators.

Most applications that are connecting to a web site will use one of the SendAsync methods on the HttpClient class.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

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