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WebRequest.Create Method

Initializes a new WebRequest.

Overload List

Initializes a new WebRequest instance for the specified URI scheme.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Shared Function Create(String) As WebRequest
[C#] public static WebRequest Create(string);
[C++] public: static WebRequest* Create(String*);
[JScript] public static function Create(String) : WebRequest;

Initializes a new WebRequest instance for the specified URI scheme.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Shared Function Create(Uri) As WebRequest
[C#] public static WebRequest Create(Uri);
[C++] public: static WebRequest* Create(Uri*);
[JScript] public static function Create(Uri) : WebRequest;

Example

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] The following example uses Create to instantiate an HttpWebRequest instance. A Uri representing the target url is used as the constructor parameter.

[Visual Basic, C#, C++] Note   This example shows how to use one of the overloaded versions of Create. For other examples that might be available, see the individual overload topics.
[Visual Basic] 
' Create a new 'Uri' object with the specified string.
Dim myUri As New Uri("http://www.contoso.com")
' Create a new request to the above mentioned URL.    
Dim myWebRequest As WebRequest = WebRequest.Create(myUri)
'  Assign the response object of 'WebRequest' to a 'WebResponse' variable.
Dim myWebResponse As WebResponse = myWebRequest.GetResponse()

[C#] 
// Create a new 'Uri' object with the specified string.
Uri myUri =new Uri("http://www.contoso.com");
// Create a new request to the above mentioned URL.    
WebRequest myWebRequest= WebRequest.Create(myUri);
// Assign the response object of 'WebRequest' to a 'WebResponse' variable.
WebResponse myWebResponse= myWebRequest.GetResponse();

[C++] 
// Create a new 'Uri' object with the specified string.
Uri* myUri = new Uri(S"http://www.contoso.com");
// Create a new request to the above mentioned URL.
WebRequest* myWebRequest= WebRequest::Create(myUri);
// Assign the response object of 'WebRequest' to a 'WebResponse' variable.
WebResponse* myWebResponse = myWebRequest->GetResponse();

[JScript] No example is available for JScript. To view a Visual Basic, C#, or C++ example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

See Also

WebRequest Class | WebRequest Members | System.Net Namespace

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