The XML Schema Definition Tool and XML Serialization

The XML Schema Definition tool (XML Schema Definition Tool (Xsd.exe)) is installed along with the .NET Framework tools as part of the Windows® Software Development Kit (SDK). The tool is designed primarily for two purposes:

For more information about this tool and others, see .NET Framework Tools. For information about the tool's options, see XML Schema Definition Tool (Xsd.exe). For more information about the schema constructs supported by the tool, see XML Schema Binding Support in the .NET Framework.

See Also


How to: Serialize an Object
How to: Deserialize an Object
How to: Use the XML Schema Definition Tool to Generate Classes and XML Schema Documents


XML Schema Definition Tool (Xsd.exe)


Introducing XML Serialization

Other Resources

XML Schema Binding Support in the .NET Framework