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Programming Microsoft® ASP.NET 3.5 by Dino Esposito

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The HttpRequest Object

The HttpRequest object groups all the information contained in the HTTP packet that represents the incoming Web request. The contents of the various HTTP headers, the query string, or the form's input fields, path, and URL information are organized in a series of collections and other ad hoc objects for easy and effective programmatic access. The HttpRequest object is populated as soon as ASP.NET begins working on a Web request, and it's made available through the Request property of HttpContext.

HttpRequest exposes a fair number of properties and is one of the objects that has been more significantly enriched in the transition from ASP to ASP.NET.

Properties of the HttpRequest Class

The class properties can be categorized ...

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