# Dealing with XML

### A quick guide to the XmlSerializer

I don't work with XML Serialization much, but every now and again I find myself working on something that requires a little XML love. I recently answered a StackOverflow question regarding the subject.

# What's covered

• Understanding the parts of an XML document
• Setting up a POCO class to mirror an XML document . . .

November 06, 2016

# The Challenge

I was building a standard ASP.NET EntityFramework / WebApi / Swagger project. Attempting something a bit new, I decided my controller would return a CreatedAtRoute HttpActionResult. The code goes something a little like this:

[HttpPut]
{ . . .