how to fetch small piece of information from other web site into asp.net web application

In Classical ASP, this process can be done using the following:

Dim xml,strRetrive
set xml = Server.CreateObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP")
xml.Open "GET", "http://www.abc.com/viewProduct/?productNumber="&sCode  , false
xml.Send
strRetrive=xml.responseText

How can we do this in ASP.NET?

Answers


Use a System.Net.WebClient:

Using c As New Net.WebClient()
    retrieved = c.DownloadString("http://www.abc.com/viewProduct/?productNumber=" & sCode)
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