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Get information about a task

To get information about an assigned task, call the GET /tasks/:task_id API with the id of the task.

cURL
curl -i -X GET "https://api.box.com/2.0/tasks/12345" \
     -H "Authorization: Bearer <ACCESS_TOKEN>"
.NET
BoxTask task = await client.TasksManager.GetTaskAsync("11111");
Java
BoxTask task = new BoxTask(api, "id");
BoxTask.Info info = task.getInfo();
Python
task = client.task(task_id='12345').get()
print('Task ID is {0} and the type is {1}'.format(task.id, task.type))
Node
client.tasks.get('11111')
	.then(task => {
		/* task -> {
			type: 'task',
			id: '11111',
			item: 
			{ type: 'file',
				id: '22222',
				sequence_id: '0',
				etag: '0',
				sha1: '0bbd79a105c504f99573e3799756debba4c760cd',
				name: 'box-logo.png' },
			due_at: '2014-04-03T11:09:43-07:00',
			action: 'review',
			message: 'Please review for publication!',
			task_assignment_collection: { total_count: 0, entries: [] },
			is_completed: false,
			created_by: 
			{ type: 'user',
				id: '33333',
				name: 'Example User',
				login: 'user@example.com' },
			created_at: '2013-04-03T11:12:54-07:00' }
		*/
	});