HttpContentExtensions.ReadAsAsync Method (, Type, IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter>, IFormatterLogger)

Returns a Task that will yield an object of the specified type from the content instance using one of the provided formatters to deserialize the content.

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


<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function ReadAsAsync ( _
    content As HttpContent, _
    type As Type, _
    formatters As IEnumerable(Of MediaTypeFormatter), _
    formatterLogger As IFormatterLogger _
) As Task(Of Object)
Dim content As HttpContent 
Dim type As Type 
Dim formatters As IEnumerable(Of MediaTypeFormatter)
Dim formatterLogger As IFormatterLogger 
Dim returnValue As Task(Of Object)

returnValue = content.ReadAsAsync(type, _
    formatters, formatterLogger)
public static Task<Object> ReadAsAsync(
    this HttpContent content,
    Type type,
    IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter> formatters,
    IFormatterLogger formatterLogger
static Task<Object^>^ ReadAsAsync(
    HttpContent^ content, 
    Type^ type, 
    IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter^>^ formatters, 
    IFormatterLogger^ formatterLogger
static member ReadAsAsync : 
        content:HttpContent * 
        type:Type * 
        formatters:IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter> * 
        formatterLogger:IFormatterLogger -> Task<Object> 
public static function ReadAsAsync(
    content : HttpContent, 
    type : Type, 
    formatters : IEnumerable<MediaTypeFormatter>, 
    formatterLogger : IFormatterLogger
) : Task<Object>


  • content
    Type: HttpContent

    The HttpContent instance from which to read.

  • type
    Type: System.Type

    The type of the object to read.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<Object>
An object instance of the specified type.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type HttpContent. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see or

See Also


HttpContentExtensions Class

ReadAsAsync Overload

System.Net.Http Namespace