Recently I discussed using type converters to perform custom serialization of types in YamlDotNet. In this post I'll concentrate on expanding the type converter to support deserialization as well.
April 2017 Blog Posts Articles and information on C# and .NET development topics
One of our internal tools eschews XML or JSON configuration files in favour of something more human readable - YAML using YamlDotNet. For the most part the serialisation and deserialisation of YAML documents in .NET objects is as straight forward as using libraries such as JSON.net but when I was working on some basic serialisation there were a few issues. This article describes how to use the
IYamlTypeConverter interface to handle custom YAML serialisation functionality.