Httpwebrequest

HttpWebRequest is a class for .NET Framework applications that provides a HTTP-specific implementation of the WebRequest class.

Webclient

WebClient is a class for .NET Framework applications that provides methods for sending and receiving data from a resource identified by a URI.



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Example

"You may need to cast the result to httpwebrequest;note that the webclient class makes this much easier"

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How to fetch an XML feed using asp.net

"Also i think the webclient class is more idiomatic these days than hand rolling httpwebrequest"

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Do you need background workers or multiple threads to fire multiple Async HttpWebRequests?

"Because webclient is higher class of httpwebrequest and its slower"

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Calling SOAP Service in Visual Studio 2012 without Service Reference

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Example

The httpclient type is a newer implementation than the webclient and httpwebrequest

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How to post JSON to a server using C#?

So simply httpwebrequest is better option then webclient

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Using WebClient c#

Httpwebresponse and httpwebrequest are a little bit lower level than webclient

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Zend_Http_Client() equivalent in C#

I recently just finished a web app using asp.net mvc 4.0 and i ran into some limitations while using webclient instead i opted for httpwebrequest which gave me more options to fine tune my requests

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Deserialize JSON in C# (received from a PHP page)

I have searched for the various rest api library to consume rest api in .net core 2.0. i found that httpwebrequest is the original class provided by .net. webclient is wrapper of httpwebrequest. restsharp implementation is easy than httpclient. i am confused which library should i use and which support .net core 2.0

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How Restsharp is better than HTTPClient?

I d rather use webclient because it requires less code than httpwebrequest httpwebresponse

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POST variables to web server?

Basically webclient is designed to be quick and easy;httpwebrequest is more complex but more powerful

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Using WebClient c#

If you are worried though you may want to use webclient which is idisposable;httpwebrequest doesn t implement idisposable since it can create a stream which does implement idisposable

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Is there a correct way to dispose of a httpwebrequest?

Using webclient is potentially slightly on the order of a few milliseconds slower than using httpwebrequest directly

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Is HttpWebRequest or Webclient faster

Thats why you are getting full source code when downloading directly but not using webclient or there are certain javascript which we can t download using webclient;use httpwebrequest as httpwebrequest gives more control for cookies header and other protocols

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Why when downloading html page source the saved html size is not the same each time?

You can also use webclient which is much simpler than httpwebrequest but in order to set a cookiecontainer you ll need to derive from webclient and override the protected getwebrequest method

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HTTP/.NET: How do I post some data and then work within that session?

Webclient is easier but httpwebrequest is more powerful and allows for more control

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Get html elements of <tr>....</tr> by creating a httpwebrequest in c#

Webclient has a much simpler interface than httpwebrequest and takes care of reading and writing from the streams for you

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How do I communicate with an HTTPLISTENER that I have created?

You have two options webclient and httpwebrequest.;or you can use httpwebrequest which has more capabilities but is a little tougher to use

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Want to return object after BeginGetRespone on MS window phone

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