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What should I use for JSON serialization/deserialization?

Third-party libraries such as are reported to perform better than .NET's built-in DataContractJsonSerializer, but DataContractJsonSerializer has better type support and uses less memory when passed a ResponseStream of an HttpWebResponse (as opposed to's requirement to load the JSON into memory as a string before parsing it). DataContractJsonSerializer is preferred unless performance is tested and shown to be adequate.

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