Open a URL in the Default Browser in Your .NET Application

Posted December 11, 2006 by johnnythawte in C programming

Virtually every application these days requires at least some connection to the internet. Letting the user click a link and open it in their browser is essential. This recipe shows you the 1 line method of doing so.


This is the absolute simplest way to launch a URL in a .NET application:
System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("http://www.tech-recipes.com");

Just put this code in the click event for your control, and replace the URL in the sample code with your URL.

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