XmlSerializableServices Class


Contains methods for reading and writing XML.

public ref class XmlSerializableServices abstract sealed
public static class XmlSerializableServices
type XmlSerializableServices = class
Public Class XmlSerializableServices


Using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), you can generate CLR types representing data contracts from XML schemas. In certain cases when doing so, the schemas may not all be represented as data contracts. In this case, you can use the ImportXmlType property of the ImportOptions class. Setting the property to true specifies that these types are imported as XML types that implement the IXmlSerializable interface. In the process, the generated types can store anything, but they are read and written as XML by the serializer.

The XmlSerializableServices is an abstract helper class that contains code that is used by the generated IXmlSerializable types to read and write XML. It also contains code for generating schema for the generated types. Note that details about the schemas are not stored. Only the name is stored in the generated type. This class generates a default schema that represents the XML schema type anyType with the appropriate schema type name as the contract name.


AddDefaultSchema(XmlSchemaSet, XmlQualifiedName)

Generates a default schema type given the specified type name and adds it to the specified schema set.


Reads a set of XML nodes from the specified reader and returns the result.

WriteNodes(XmlWriter, XmlNode[])

Writes the supplied nodes using the specified writer.

Applies to