DataContractJsonSerializer Constructor (Type, IEnumerable<Type>)

Initializes a new instance of the DataContractJsonSerializer class to serialize or deserialize an object of a specified type with a collection of known types that may be present in the object graph.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.Serialization.Json
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel.Web (in System.ServiceModel.Web.dll)


Public Sub New ( _
    type As Type, _
    knownTypes As IEnumerable(Of Type) _
public DataContractJsonSerializer(
    Type type,
    IEnumerable<Type> knownTypes


  • type
    Type: System.Type
    The type of the instance that is serialized or deserialized.


Exception Condition

type is nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.