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XMLHttp request from within a console application

Hello All,

I'm currently developing a console application (in VB.NET) and I would like to know if it's possible to perform an action similar to the XMLHttp web request.

From this application, I occasionally have to obtain a value from a web server sending some variables and then retreiving the result as a string.  I believe this should be possible (almost eveything else is from .net) but I just can't seem to find the code.

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Thank you very much for pointing me in the right direction.  Just to save a little time instead of wading through the mass amounts of documentation... if I just wanted to perform a 'GET' request, how would this be done?  Just changing 'POST' to 'GET' throws an error...
I've not tried this, but browsing through the documentation, it looks like you can use:

Dim wc As New System.Net.WebClient()
Dim myResponse As String = wc.DownloadString("http://localhost/PostTest.php")


Like I say, I've not tested it, so it might need some fiddling... let me know!

Yes, that worked perfectly.

Thank you so much for your assistance.