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BinaryFormatter Methods

The methods of the BinaryFormatter class are listed here. For a complete list of BinaryFormatter class members, see the BinaryFormatter Members topic.

Public Methods

public methodDeserialize Overloaded. Deserializes a stream into an object graph.
public methodDeserializeMethodResponse Deserializes a response to a remote method call from the provided Stream.
public methodEquals (inherited from Object) Overloaded. Determines whether two Object instances are equal.
public methodGetHashCode (inherited from Object) Serves as a hash function for a particular type, suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures like a hash table.
public methodGetType (inherited from Object) Gets the Type of the current instance.
public methodSerialize Overloaded. Serializes an object, or graph of connected objects, to the given stream.
public methodToString (inherited from Object) Returns a String that represents the current Object.
public methodUnsafeDeserialize
public methodUnsafeDeserializeMethodResponse

Protected Methods

protected methodFinalize (inherited from Object) Overridden. Allows an Object to attempt to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before the Object is reclaimed by garbage collection.

In C# and C++, finalizers are expressed using destructor syntax.

protected methodMemberwiseClone (inherited from Object) Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

See Also

BinaryFormatter Class | System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Binary Namespace