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Nine reasons not to use serialization

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5 Feb 2004
Although .NET provides a number of quick and easy ways to serialize and deserialize data, do not use them. This article explains why.



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Neil Davidson
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Neil Davidson is technical director of Red Gate Software (, a company that provides simple tools for Microsoft developers, testers and DBAs. He can be reached at

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