SoapFormatter.Serialize SoapFormatter.Serialize SoapFormatter.Serialize SoapFormatter.Serialize Method

Definition

Serializes an object or graph of connected objects.

Overloads

Serialize(Stream, Object) Serialize(Stream, Object) Serialize(Stream, Object) Serialize(Stream, Object)

Serializes an object or graph of objects with the specified root to the given Stream.

Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[]) Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[]) Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[]) Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[])

Serializes an object or graph of objects with the specified root to the given Stream in the SOAP Remote Procedure Call (RPC) format.

Serialize(Stream, Object) Serialize(Stream, Object) Serialize(Stream, Object) Serialize(Stream, Object)

Serializes an object or graph of objects with the specified root to the given Stream.

public:
 virtual void Serialize(System::IO::Stream ^ serializationStream, System::Object ^ graph);
public void Serialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, object graph);
abstract member Serialize : System.IO.Stream * obj -> unit
override this.Serialize : System.IO.Stream * obj -> unit
Public Sub Serialize (serializationStream As Stream, graph As Object)

Parameters

serializationStream
Stream Stream Stream Stream

The stream onto which the formatter puts the data to serialize.

graph
Object Object Object Object

The object, or root of the object graph, to serialize. All child objects of this root object are automatically serialized.

Implements

Exceptions

Examples

#using <system.dll>
#using <system.runtime.serialization.formatters.soap.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::IO;
using namespace System::Collections;
using namespace System::Runtime::Serialization;
using namespace System::Runtime::Serialization::Formatters::Soap;
void Serialize()
{
   
   // Create a hashtable of values that will eventually be serialized.
   Hashtable^ addresses = gcnew Hashtable;
   addresses->Add( "Jeff", "123 Main Street, Redmond, WA 98052" );
   addresses->Add( "Fred", "987 Pine Road, Phila., PA 19116" );
   addresses->Add( "Mary", "PO Box 112233, Palo Alto, CA 94301" );
   
   // To serialize the hashtable (and its keys/values), 
   // you must first open a stream for writing.
   // We will use a file stream here.
   FileStream^ fs = gcnew FileStream( "DataFile.soap",FileMode::Create );
   
   // Construct a SoapFormatter and use it 
   // to serialize the data to the stream.
   SoapFormatter^ formatter = gcnew SoapFormatter;
   try
   {
      formatter->Serialize( fs, addresses );
   }
   catch ( SerializationException^ e ) 
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "Failed to serialize. Reason: {0}", e->Message );
      throw;
   }
   finally
   {
      fs->Close();
   }

}

void Deserialize()
{
   
   // Declare the hashtable reference.
   Hashtable^ addresses = nullptr;
   
   // Open the file containing the data that we want to deserialize.
   FileStream^ fs = gcnew FileStream( "DataFile.soap",FileMode::Open );
   try
   {
      SoapFormatter^ formatter = gcnew SoapFormatter;
      
      // Deserialize the hashtable from the file and 
      // assign the reference to our local variable.
      addresses = dynamic_cast<Hashtable^>(formatter->Deserialize( fs ));
   }
   catch ( SerializationException^ e ) 
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "Failed to deserialize. Reason: {0}", e->Message );
      throw;
   }
   finally
   {
      fs->Close();
   }

   
   // To prove that the table deserialized correctly, 
   // display the keys/values to the console.
   IEnumerator^ myEnum = addresses->GetEnumerator();
   while ( myEnum->MoveNext() )
   {
      DictionaryEntry^ de = safe_cast<DictionaryEntry^>(myEnum->Current);
      Console::WriteLine( " {0} lives at {1}.", de->Key, de->Value );
   }
}


[STAThread]
int main()
{
   Serialize();
   Deserialize();
}

using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Collections;
using System.Runtime.Serialization;

// Note: When building this code, you must reference the
// System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Soap.dll assembly.
using System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Soap;


class App 
{
    [STAThread]
    static void Main() 
    {
        Serialize();
        Deserialize();
    }

    static void Serialize() 
    {
        // Create a hashtable of values that will eventually be serialized.
        Hashtable addresses = new Hashtable();
        addresses.Add("Jeff", "123 Main Street, Redmond, WA 98052");
        addresses.Add("Fred", "987 Pine Road, Phila., PA 19116");
        addresses.Add("Mary", "PO Box 112233, Palo Alto, CA 94301");

        // To serialize the hashtable (and its key/value pairs), 
        // you must first open a stream for writing.
        // Use a file stream here.
        FileStream fs = new FileStream("DataFile.soap", FileMode.Create);

        // Construct a SoapFormatter and use it 
        // to serialize the data to the stream.
        SoapFormatter formatter = new SoapFormatter();
        try 
        {
            formatter.Serialize(fs, addresses);
        }
        catch (SerializationException e) 
        {
            Console.WriteLine("Failed to serialize. Reason: " + e.Message);
            throw;
        }
        finally 
        {
            fs.Close();
        }
    }

   
    static void Deserialize() 
    {
        // Declare the hashtable reference.
        Hashtable addresses  = null;

        // Open the file containing the data that you want to deserialize.
        FileStream fs = new FileStream("DataFile.soap", FileMode.Open);
        try 
        {
            SoapFormatter formatter = new SoapFormatter();

            // Deserialize the hashtable from the file and 
            // assign the reference to the local variable.
            addresses = (Hashtable) formatter.Deserialize(fs);
        }
        catch (SerializationException e) 
        {
            Console.WriteLine("Failed to deserialize. Reason: " + e.Message);
            throw;
        }
        finally 
        {
            fs.Close();
        }

        // To prove that the table deserialized correctly, 
        // display the key/value pairs to the console.
        foreach (DictionaryEntry de in addresses) 
        {
            Console.WriteLine("{0} lives at {1}.", de.Key, de.Value);
        }
    }
}
Imports System.IO
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Runtime.Serialization

' Note: When building this code, you must reference the
' System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Soap.dll assembly.
Imports System.Runtime.Serialization.Formatters.Soap


Module App

   Sub Main()
      Serialize()
      Deserialize()
   End Sub

   Sub Serialize()
      ' Create a hashtable of values that will eventually be serialized.
      Dim addresses As New Hashtable
      addresses.Add("Jeff", "123 Main Street, Redmond, WA 98052")
      addresses.Add("Fred", "987 Pine Road, Phila., PA 19116")
      addresses.Add("Mary", "PO Box 112233, Palo Alto, CA 94301")

      ' To serialize the hashtable (and its key/value pairs), 
      ' you must first open a stream for writing.
      ' Use a file stream here.
      Dim fs As New FileStream("DataFile.soap", FileMode.Create)

      ' Construct a SoapFormatter and use it 
      ' to serialize the data to the stream.
      Dim formatter As New SoapFormatter
      Try
         formatter.Serialize(fs, addresses)
      Catch e As SerializationException
         Console.WriteLine("Failed to serialize. Reason: " & e.Message)
         Throw
      Finally
         fs.Close()
      End Try
   End Sub


   Sub Deserialize()
      ' Declare the hashtable reference.
      Dim addresses As Hashtable = Nothing

      ' Open the file containing the data that you want to deserialize.
      Dim fs As New FileStream("DataFile.soap", FileMode.Open)
      Try
         Dim formatter As New SoapFormatter

         ' Deserialize the hashtable from the file and 
         ' assign the reference to the local variable.
         addresses = DirectCast(formatter.Deserialize(fs), Hashtable)
      Catch e As SerializationException
         Console.WriteLine("Failed to deserialize. Reason: " & e.Message)
         Throw
      Finally
         fs.Close()
      End Try

      ' To prove that the table deserialized correctly, 
      ' display the key/value pairs to the console.
      Dim de As DictionaryEntry
      For Each de In addresses
         Console.WriteLine("{0} lives at {1}.", de.Key, de.Value)
      Next
   End Sub
End Module

Remarks

TimeSpan objects are serialized according to the ISO 8601: 1998 section 5.5.3.2.1 "Alternative" standard.

Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[]) Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[]) Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[]) Serialize(Stream, Object, Header[])

Serializes an object or graph of objects with the specified root to the given Stream in the SOAP Remote Procedure Call (RPC) format.

public:
 virtual void Serialize(System::IO::Stream ^ serializationStream, System::Object ^ graph, cli::array <System::Runtime::Remoting::Messaging::Header ^> ^ headers);
public void Serialize (System.IO.Stream serializationStream, object graph, System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.Header[] headers);
abstract member Serialize : System.IO.Stream * obj * System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.Header[] -> unit
override this.Serialize : System.IO.Stream * obj * System.Runtime.Remoting.Messaging.Header[] -> unit
Public Sub Serialize (serializationStream As Stream, graph As Object, headers As Header())

Parameters

serializationStream
Stream Stream Stream Stream

The stream onto which the formatter puts the data to serialize.

graph
Object Object Object Object

The object or root of the object graph to serialize. All child objects of this root object are automatically serialized.

headers
Header[]

Remoting headers to include in the serialization. Can be null.

Implements

Exceptions

Remarks

Headers are used only for specific remoting applications.

TimeSpan objects are serialized according to the ISO 8601: 1998 section 5.5.3.2.1 "Alternative" standard.

Applies to