UTF8Encoding Constructor ()


Initializes a new instance of the UTF8Encoding class.

Namespace:   System.Text
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public UTF8Encoding()

This constructor creates an instance that does not provide a Unicode byte order mark and does not throw an exception when an invalid encoding is detected.


For security reasons, we recommend that you enable error detection by calling a constructor with a throwOnInvalidBytes parameter and setting its value to true.

The following example creates a new UTF8Encoding instance and displays its name.

using System;
using System.Text;

class UTF8EncodingExample {
    public static void Main() {
        UTF8Encoding utf8 = new UTF8Encoding();
        String encodingName = utf8.EncodingName;
        Console.WriteLine("Encoding name: " + encodingName);

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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