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C# in a Nutshell by Peter Drayton, Ted Neward, Ben Albahari

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Name

IFormatterConverter

Synopsis

This interface defines the basic methods that convert serializable data into base class types. These conversion methods are used to parse the data contained in SerializationInfo instances.

public interface IFormatterConverter {
// Public Instance Methods
   public method object Convert(object value, Type type);  
   public method object Convert(object value, 
        TypeCode typeCode);  
   public method bool ToBoolean(object value);  
   public method byte ToByte(object value);  
   public method char ToChar(object value);  
   public method DateTime ToDateTime(object value);  
   public method decimal ToDecimal(object value);  
   public method double ToDouble(object value);  
   public method short ToInt16(object value);  
   public method int ToInt32(object value);  
   public method long ToInt64(object value);  
   public method sbyte ToSByte(object value);  
   public method float ToSingle(object value);  
   public method string ToString(object value);  
   public method ushort ToUInt16(object value);  
   public method uint ToUInt32(object value);  
   public method ulong ToUInt64(object value);  
}

Implemented By

FormatterConverter

Passed To

SerializationInfo.SerializationInfo()

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