IN THIS CHAPTER
In this chapter, you'll learn how to work with the file system within an ASP.NET page. First, you'll learn how to perform standard file manipulation tasks , such as creating and reading files. You'll also learn how to display the contents of a directory and work with path information.
Next, you'll be provided with an overview of serialization. You'll learn how to serialize objects, such as ArrayLists , to persistent storage mechanisms, such as the file system or a database table. You'll learn how to work with both the BinaryFormatter and the XmlSerializer .