XmlSerialization vs DataContractSerialization

Just add


on the server side.


On the Client Side:

// Create serializer for the type
System.Xml.Serialization.XmlSerializer xmlSerializer =
    new System.Xml.Serialization.XmlSerializer(typeof(MyType)); 

// Serialize from an object to a stream
xmlSerializer.Serialize(stream, myInstanceOfMyType); 

// Deserialize from a stream to an object
myInstanceOfMyType = (MyType)xmlSerializer.Deserialize(stream);


A lot more info on this at http://www.danrigsby.com/blog/index.php/2008/03/07/xmlserializer-vs-datacontractserializer-serialization-in-wcf/


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I'm a software consultant for Software Specialists Inc. currently working at Philips Respironics, Pittsburgh

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