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Converting Object to byte[]

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I need to send byte[] msg through UDP protocol.
I'm not sure what is the best way to convert Object to Byte[].

If I use serialization, I'll need to desirialize this on the receiver side, correct??

MemoryStream ms = new MemoryStream();
BinaryFormatter bf = new BinaryFormatter();
bf.Serialize(ms, obj);

I don't have the source code of the receiver, so how can I do it right?

Dec 17 '08 #1
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If you don't have the code for the receiver, how do you know what to send to it?
Dec 17 '08 #2

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I have ICD. I know the structure of the message that server expects to receive.
Dec 17 '08 #3

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Hmm, well I guess you would be better suited to hand-build those byte[] messages then, since unless you "guess and check", you might not ever have the correct serialized version of the object
Dec 17 '08 #4

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Thanks, that what I did, it worked.
Dec 18 '08 #5

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