Application #69. Send and Receive Data

This topic explores how to send and receive text and binary data over HTTP. Although the .NET Framework and Microsoft Visual Studio .NET provide firstclass support for Web services, there might be cases where you want to use Internet resources that are not Web services. For example, if you’re creating a .NET application that needs to make calls to classic ASP pages, you can’t use the Web services functionality. You’ll need to know how to manually issue an HTTP request and process the response.

Building Upon...

Application #73: Read From and Write To a Text File

New Concepts

For any interaction with an HTTP server, you must be able to populate a request with data to send to the server and read the data ...

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