• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 532
  • Last Modified:

SerializeObject xml return ? in front of xml

When Below Function is called, xml returned as ?<?xml can anyone please help how to get proper xml without ? in the front.

Public Shared Function SerializeObject(Of T)(ByVal obj As T) As String

        Try
            Dim xmlString As String = Nothing

            Dim memoryStream As New MemoryStream()
            Dim xs As New XmlSerializer(GetType(T))
            Dim xmlTextWriter As New XmlTextWriter(memoryStream, Encoding.UTF8)
            xs.Serialize(xmlTextWriter, obj)
            memoryStream = CType(xmlTextWriter.BaseStream, MemoryStream)
            xmlString = UTF8ByteArrayToString(memoryStream.ToArray())
            memoryStream.Dispose()

            Return xmlString
        Catch

            Return String.Empty
        End Try
    End Function
0
NetSri
Asked:
NetSri
1 Solution
 
Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
Hi NetSri;

Try making the two changes I have made to your code below and see if that corrected the issue.

Public Shared Function SerializeObject(Of T)(ByVal obj As T) As String
        ' Add this line of code
        Dim encoding As System.Text.Encoding = System.Text.Encoding.UTF8

        Try
            Dim xmlString As String = Nothing

            Dim memoryStream As New MemoryStream()
            Dim xs As New XmlSerializer(GetType(T))
            Dim xmlTextWriter As New XmlTextWriter(memoryStream, Encoding.UTF8)
            xs.Serialize(xmlTextWriter, obj)
            memoryStream = CType(xmlTextWriter.BaseStream, MemoryStream)
            ' Remove this line of code
            'xmlString = UTF8ByteArrayToString(memoryStream.ToArray())
            ' Replace above line with this line of code.
            xmlString = encoding.GetString(memoryStream.ToArray())
            memoryStream.Dispose()

            Return xmlString
        Catch

            Return String.Empty
        End Try
End Function

Open in new window


Fernando
0
 
NetSriAuthor Commented:
good
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Cloud Class® Course: Certified Penetration Testing

This CPTE Certified Penetration Testing Engineer course covers everything you need to know about becoming a Certified Penetration Testing Engineer. Career Path: Professional roles include Ethical Hackers, Security Consultants, System Administrators, and Chief Security Officers.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now