DataContractSerializer Constructor (Type, DataContractSerializerSettings)

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

Namespace: System.Runtime.Serialization
Assembly: System.Runtime.Serialization (in System.Runtime.Serialization.dll)


Public Sub New ( _
    type As Type, _
    settings As DataContractSerializerSettings _
public DataContractSerializer(
    Type type,
    DataContractSerializerSettings settings


  • type
    Type: System..::.Type
    The type of the instance to serialize or deserialize.

Version Information

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

See Also


DataContractSerializer Class

DataContractSerializer Overload

System.Runtime.Serialization Namespace