ByteDev.Http 4.0.0

.NET Standard 2.0
NuGet\Install-Package ByteDev.Http -Version 4.0.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
dotnet add package ByteDev.Http --version 4.0.0
<PackageReference Include="ByteDev.Http" Version="4.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add ByteDev.Http --version 4.0.0
#r "nuget: ByteDev.Http, 4.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install ByteDev.Http as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=ByteDev.Http&version=4.0.0

// Install ByteDev.Http as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=ByteDev.Http&version=4.0.0


.NET Standard library with some HTTP related functionality.

Looking for the form URL encoded functionality? It has now moved to a new project ByteDev.FormUrlEncoded which is also on nuget.


ByteDev.Http has been written as a .NET Standard 2.0 library, so you can consume it from a .NET Core or .NET Framework 4.6.1 (or greater) application.

ByteDev.Http is hosted as a package on To install from the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio run:

Install-Package ByteDev.Http

Further details can be found on the nuget page.

Release Notes

Releases follow semantic versioning.

Full details of the release notes can be viewed on GitHub.


Library currently consists of the following main classes:

  • HttpStatusCodeInfo
  • MediaType

As well as a few HTTP content specialized classes (located in namespace: ByteDev.Http.Content):

  • EmptyContent
  • FormUrlEncodedContent
  • JsonContent
  • XmlContent


Represents a standard HTTP status code with extended information.

Located in namespace: ByteDev.Http.

HttpStatusCodeInfo statusCode = HttpStatusCodeInfo.CreateFromCode(404);

// statusCode.Code == 404
// statusCode.Name == "Not Found"
// statusCode.Category.Code == 4
// statusCode.Category.Name == "Client Error"
// statusCode.Category.Description == "Request contains bad syntax or cannot be fulfilled."


Represents an internet media type. Also known as a Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) type.

Located in namespace: ByteDev.Http.

var mediaType = new MediaType("application/vnd.api+json; charset=UTF-8");

// mediaType == "application/vnd.api+json; charset=UTF-8"
// mediaType.Type == "application"
// mediaType.Tree == "vnd"
// mediaType.SubType == "api"
// mediaType.Suffix == "json"
// mediaType.Parameters["charset"] == "UTF-8"

Extension Methods

The assembly also contains a number of public extension methods.

To use them reference namespace: ByteDev.Http.


  • IsFormUrlEncoded
  • IsJson
  • IsXml


  • AddOrUpdate


  • AddUserAgent
  • AddOrUpdate
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4.0.0 159 11/30/2021
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