WindowsRuntimeBufferExtensions.AsStream Method

For apps that target Windows Phone OS 7.0 and 7.1, do not use any members of this type in your app. If you do, your code will throw a MethodAccessException. This type is security-critical, which restricts it to internal use by the .NET Framework for Windows Phone class library.

[SECURITY CRITICAL]

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Returns a stream that represents the same memory that the specified Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer interface represents.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

Namespace: System.Runtime.InteropServices.WindowsRuntime
Assembly: System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime (in System.Runtime.WindowsRuntime.dll)

Syntax

<ExtensionAttribute> _
<CLSCompliantAttribute(False)> _
Public Shared Function AsStream ( _
    source As IBuffer _
) As Stream
[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public static Stream AsStream(
    this IBuffer source
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System.IO..::.Stream
A stream that represents the same memory that the specified Windows.Storage.Streams.IBuffer interface represents.

Usage Note

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

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

See Also

Reference

WindowsRuntimeBufferExtensions Class

System.Runtime.InteropServices.WindowsRuntime Namespace