DataContractJsonSerializer.ReadObject Method

Reads a document stream in the JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) format and returns the deserialized object.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Serialization.Json
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web (in System.ServiceModel.Web.dll)

public Object ReadObject(
	Stream stream


Type: System.IO.Stream
The Stream to be read.

Return Value

Type: System.Object
The deserialized object.


An error occurred deserializing.

The DataContractJsonSerializer only supports the UTF-8, UTF-16LE and UTF-16BE encodings.

Platform Notes

Silverlight for Windows Phone Silverlight for Windows Phone

 ReadObject(Stream) throws SecurityException in cases where a MethodAccessException should be thrown.


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.