HttpWebRequest and yahoo

HttpWebRequest and yahoo

  In this simple 4 lines of code we will ge the yahoo user nline status and

I will demonstrate the use of HttpWebRequest using get method.

Simple HttpWebRequest  C#

We will post parameters u=my_yahooID and Display style m=s and t=8

to yahoo server it will tell the yahoo user online status online / offline.

using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.IO;
using System.Net;

protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)


HttpWebRequest request = (HttpWebRequest)WebRequest.Create("");

// setting up connection with web and posting

HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse();       // Returns httpwebresponse

StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(response.GetResponseStream());





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