System.Net.Http.Json 8.0.0

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dotnet add package System.Net.Http.Json --version 8.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package System.Net.Http.Json -Version 8.0.0
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<PackageReference Include="System.Net.Http.Json" Version="8.0.0" />
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paket add System.Net.Http.Json --version 8.0.0
#r "nuget: System.Net.Http.Json, 8.0.0"
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// Install System.Net.Http.Json as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=System.Net.Http.Json&version=8.0.0

// Install System.Net.Http.Json as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=System.Net.Http.Json&version=8.0.0


Provides extension methods for System.Net.Http.HttpClient and System.Net.Http.HttpContent that facilitate serialization and deserialization of HTTP requests using System.Text.Json.

Key Features

  • Extension methods for deserializing HTTP response JSON bodies.
  • Extension methods for serializing HTTP request JSON bodies.
  • Extension methods for deserializing JSON from HttpContent instances.

How to Use

using System.Net.Http.Json;

using var client = new HttpClient();

// Get the list of all books
Book[] books = await client.GetFromJsonAsync<Book[]>("");

// Send a POST request to add a new book
var book = new Book(id: 42, "Title", "Author", publishedYear: 2023);
HttpResponseMessage response = await client.PostAsJsonAsync($"{}", book);

if (response.IsSuccessStatusCode)
    Console.WriteLine("Book added successfully.");
    Console.WriteLine($"HTTP request failed with status code: {response.StatusCode}");

public record Book(int id, string title, string author, int publishedYear);

Main Types

The main types provided by this library are:

  • HttpClientJsonExtensions
  • HttpContentJsonExtensions

Additional Documentation

Feedback & Contributing

System.Net.Http.Json is released as open source under the MIT license. Bug reports and contributions are welcome at the GitHub repository.

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