How to: Request a Web Page and Retrieve the Results as a Stream

This example shows how to request a Web page and retrieve the results in a stream.

Example

var myClient = new WebClient();
Stream response = myClient.OpenRead("https://docs.microsoft.com/dotnet/");
// The stream data is used here.
response.Close();
Dim myClient As New WebClient()
Dim response As Stream = myClient.OpenRead("https://docs.microsoft.com/dotnet/")
' The stream data is used here.
response.Close()

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