C# WebClient

C# WebClient

C# WebClient is used for posting or crawling the data from server to server. It is very similar to HttpWebRequest. Using Web Client in C# you can post the data to web with Name Value collection.

Note*: you can't set the timeout property for WebClient instance.

using System.Net; 
using System.Collections.Specialized;

WebClient wc = new WebClient();

wc.BaseAddress = "Http://yourDomain.com";
NameValueCollection nc = new NameValueCollection(); 



Byte []arr = wc.UploadValues(wc.BaseAddress,nc);   

// you can overload uploadValues function to add method name like "POST" or "GET" here . 

string strResponse = System.Text.Encoding.ASCII.GetString(arr); 

With the help of NameValueCollection you can post the parameters to third party web. Add those require parameters to post in instance of name value collection and get the result in byte array. Convert the byte stream into String representation and store the data if required.


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