In a connected system, services and clients depend on the exchange of data to accomplish any task. As a Silverlight developer, you must understand how it handles data and data serialization to create applications that are efficient and easy to maintain.
This section provides a description to serialization support in Silverlight. For a quick, hands-on introduction to serialization, see How to: Make Requests to HTTP-Based Services, Working with XML Data in Silverlight, and Working with JSON Data in Silverlight.
In This Section
- Overview of Serialization in Silverlight
- Describes how serialization is used in Silverlight and what decisions must be made when creating applications.
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