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Accessing APIs Using HttpClient in .NET

by Kevin Dockx

This course will teach you how to integrate with APIs using HttpClient in .NET.

What you'll learn

Integrating with a web API is a common task required by many applications. In this course, Accessing APIs Using HttpClient in .NET, you’ll learn to integrate your .NET applications with an API.
First, you’ll explore HttpClient internals and basic CRUD interaction.
Next, you’ll discover how to work with streams, consume a streaming API endpoint, work with compression, and how to cancel requests that are no longer needed. Finally, you’ll learn how to improve the reliability of your requests and how to extend HttpClient with custom handlers. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of using HttpClient needed to integrate your .NET application with an API.

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About the author

Kevin Dockx is a freelance solution architect, author & consultant, living in Antwerp (Belgium). He's mainly focused on solution/application architectures & security for web-based (API) applications built with .NET, but he also keeps an eye out for new developments concerning other products from the .NET stack. He's a Microsoft MVP and board member of the RD MS Community. He's also a regular speaker at various (inter)national conferences & user group events, and works on various open source pro... more

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