ASP.NET Web API: Listing 2.

Using the Serializable attribute.

[Serializable]
[System.Runtime.Serialization.DataContract]
public class Customer
{
  [System.Runtime.Serialization.DataMember]
  public string FirstName { get; set; }

  [System.Runtime.Serialization.DataMember]
  public string LastName { get; set; }

  [System.Runtime.Serialization.DataMember]
  public string CompanyID{get; set;}

  public Customer(string CompanyID, string FirstName, string LastName)
  {
    this.CompanyID = CompanyID;
    this.FirstName = FirstName;
    this.LastName = LastName;    
  }
}

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