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Posted 13 Mar 2009
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Yet Another XML Serialization Library for the .NET Framework

, 2 Oct 2012
A flexible XML serialization library that lets developers design the XML file structure, and select the exception handling policy. YAXLib supports polymorphic serialization and serializing generic and non-generic collection classes and arrays.
Test References
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using YAXLib;

namespace DemoApplication.SampleClasses
    public enum Seasons
        First = 1,

        Second = 2,

        [YAXEnum(" Autumn or fall ")]
        Third = 4,

        Fourth = 8

    [YAXComment("This example shows how to define aliases for enum members")]
    public class EnumsSample
        public Seasons OneInstance { get; set; }

        [YAXCollection(YAXCollectionSerializationTypes.Serially, SeparateBy=";", IsWhiteSpaceSeparator=false)]
        public Seasons[] TheSeasonSerially { get; set; }

        public Seasons[] TheSeasonRecursive { get; set; }

        public Dictionary<Seasons, int> DicSeasonToInt { get; set; }

        public Dictionary<int, Seasons> DicIntToSeason { get; set; }

        public override string ToString()
            return GeneralToStringProvider.GeneralToString(this);

        public static EnumsSample GetSampleInstance()
            Dictionary<Seasons, int> dicSeas2Int = new Dictionary<Seasons, int>();
            dicSeas2Int.Add(Seasons.First, 1);
            dicSeas2Int.Add(Seasons.Second, 2);
            dicSeas2Int.Add(Seasons.Third, 3);
            dicSeas2Int.Add(Seasons.Fourth, 4);

            Dictionary<int, Seasons> dicInt2Seas = new Dictionary<int, Seasons>();
            dicInt2Seas.Add(1, Seasons.First);
            dicInt2Seas.Add(2, Seasons.Second | Seasons.First);
            dicInt2Seas.Add(3, Seasons.Third);
            dicInt2Seas.Add(4, Seasons.Fourth);

            return new EnumsSample()
                OneInstance = Seasons.First | Seasons.Second,
                TheSeasonRecursive = new Seasons[] { Seasons.First, Seasons.Second, Seasons.Third, Seasons.Fourth },
                TheSeasonSerially = new Seasons[] { Seasons.First, Seasons.Second, Seasons.Third, Seasons.Fourth },
                DicSeasonToInt = dicSeas2Int,
                DicIntToSeason = dicInt2Seas

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