XML Serialisation

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    XML Serialisation

    Does anyone here know how to use XML serialisation.I've no idea what it means but my friends say knowing it helps in crearing files with custom extensions.Is that true?Didn't get much from MSDN,so posted the problem here.

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    It's one of the two .Net serialization methods. See here:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...ingobjects.asp

    If you want to save your app data to a file you should use binary serialization, but by plugging in a SOAPFormatter you can get all data into an XML file.

    The file extension is always up to you.
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