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DataContract Serialization in WCF

This article explains about Data “Serialization and De-Serialization of an Object” in WCF with very easy steps.

Step 1: Create a Model Class

   public class Student

    {

        public string Name { get; set; }

 

        public double Salary { get; set; }

 

        public string Address { get; set; }

    }

 

Step 2: Use “DataContractSerializer” to serialize object into XML.

private static void Serialize(string filename)

        {

            var student = new Student();

            student.Name = "TestName";

            student.Salary = 700;

            student.Address = "TestAddress";

 

            using (FileStream ioStream = new FileStream(filename, FileMode.Create))

            {

                DataContractSerializer serializer = new DataContractSerializer(typeof(Student));

                serializer.WriteObject(ioStream, student);

            }

        }


 DataContractSerializer will write the object in the XML formation in the given path.

XMLGeneration.png


Step 3: Use “DataContractSerializer” & “XmlDictionaryReader” to de-serialize xml to Object.

private static void DeSerialize(string fileName)

        {

            using (FileStream ioStream = new FileStream(fileName, FileMode.Open))

            {

                DataContractSerializer serializer = new DataContractSerializer(typeof(Student));

                XmlDictionaryReader xmlDictonaryReader = XmlDictionaryReader.CreateTextReader(ioStream, new XmlDictionaryReaderQuotas());

                var student = (Student)serializer.ReadObject(xmlDictonaryReader);

                xmlDictonaryReader.Close();

 

                Console.WriteLine("Name : " + student.Name);

                Console.WriteLine("Salary : " + student.Salary);

                Console.WriteLine("Address :" + student.Address);

            }

        }

OutPut

XMLSerialization and De-Serialization.png


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