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Serialization articles

Chris Sells is beginning to be ,it seems, one of my favorite .NET gurus. I seem to be checking out his site at least once a day and am tuned to any new stuff he writes there (at least on the RSS feed). Also, Ive downloaded and burned several .NET rocks radio shows, one of which has him as a guest , and i found myself driving around, listening to the show and even waiting in my car in front of my house for the show to end before I can get out and continue with my life. 

Now he's come up with a series of articles on serialization basics (in 3 parts), and although i know the very basics of the thing, i'll be sure to check out the little more advanced material presented there.  Here they are:

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Serialization Basics, Part 1 of 3

This is the first of a 3 part series I wrote as an appendix to my WinForms book because I couldn't find the topic of object serialization covered adequately elsewhere in any of the popular texts.

This part covers the basics of text and binary serialization for simple types.

Serialization Basics, Part 2 of 3

Continuing the discussion of serialization in .NET using formatters for custom types.

Serialization Basics, Part 3 of 3

My 3rd installment of the basics of serialization, this time covering how to customize the serialization process.

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