Data Contract Serializer
The Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) infrastructure uses the DataContractSerializer class as the default serializer. The topics in this section provide more details for using it as a stand-alone serializer.
In This Section
- Serialization and Deserialization
Details how to use the DataContractSerializer class to serialize object graphs and deserialize XML documents into objects.
- Schema Import and Export
Explains how to generate an XML Schema definition language (XSD) schema from a .NET Framework class, or how to generate code from an XSD schema document.