© Bipin Joshi 2017
Bipin JoshiBeginning XML with C# 7https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3105-0_8

8. XML Serialization

Bipin Joshi1 
301 Pitruchhaya, Thane, India

Your .NET applications consist of one or more classes. The objects of these classes are used to store state information. As long as your objects are available in the memory of your application, this state information is readily available. But what if you want to persist object state across application shutdowns? At first you may think of saving object state in a relational database. However, databases generally store information in relational format, whereas objects often have a hierarchical structure. Moreover, you would need to create many tables in the database on your own. Storing ...

Get Beginning XML with C# 7: XML Processing and Data Access for C# Developers now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.