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DataContractSerializer Constructor (Type)

Initializes a new instance of the DataContractSerializer class to serialize or deserialize an object of the specified type.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Serialization
Assemblies:   System.Runtime.Serialization (in System.Runtime.Serialization.dll)
  System.Runtime.Serialization.Xml (in System.Runtime.Serialization.Xml.dll)

public DataContractSerializer(
	Type type
)

Parameters

type
Type: System.Type

The type of the instances that are serialized or deserialized.

The following example creates an instance of the DataContractSerializer that specifies the type to serialize or deserialize.

public static void Constructor1()
{
    // Create an instance of the DataContractSerializer.
    DataContractSerializer ser =
        new DataContractSerializer(typeof(Person));
    // Other code not shown.
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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