HttpClient.GetByteArrayAsync Method (String)

Sends a GET request to the specified Uri and returns the response body as a byte array in an asynchronous operation.

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


Public Function GetByteArrayAsync ( _
    requestUri As String _
) As Task(Of Byte())
Dim instance As HttpClient 
Dim requestUri As String 
Dim returnValue As Task(Of Byte())

returnValue = instance.GetByteArrayAsync(requestUri)
public Task<byte[]> GetByteArrayAsync(
    string requestUri
Task<array<unsigned char>^>^ GetByteArrayAsync(
    String^ requestUri
member GetByteArrayAsync : 
        requestUri:string -> Task<byte[]> 
public function GetByteArrayAsync(
    requestUri : String
) : Task<byte[]>


Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<Byte[]>
The task object representing the asynchronous operation.


This operation will not block. The returned task object will complete after the whole response body is read.

For a complete example of using the HttpClient class, see Calling a Web API From a .NET Client

See Also


HttpClient Class

GetByteArrayAsync Overload

System.Net.Http Namespace