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Can somebody tell me the utility of marshalas in vb.net 2.0.I mean for what purpose i should use it.
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It used in the .Net remoting framework. When you need to make a remote procedure invocation, the object(s) involved are marshaled in order to send them across the remoting channel (TCP or HTTP, etc). Essentially, it's binary serialization.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshalling

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serialization

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