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Fetches a web page

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using System.IO;
using System.Net;

namespace MVCPets.Extensions
  public static class IO

    /// <summary>
    /// Fetches a web page
    /// </summary>
    /// <param name="url">The URL.</param>
    /// <returns></returns>
    public static string ReadWebPage(this string url)
      string webPage;
      WebRequest request = WebRequest.Create(url);
      using (Stream stream = request.GetResponse().GetResponseStream())
        StreamReader sr = new StreamReader(stream);
        webPage = sr.ReadToEnd();
      return webPage;



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