[Sample Of Jan 29th] Deep clone the Entity objects using reflection


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CS Version: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/CSEFDeepCloneObject-12a5cb95

VB Version: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/VBEFDeepCloneObject-33a90358

This sample demonstrates how to implement deep clone/duplicate entity objects using serialization and reflection.

When we need some similar entity objects, we can create them manually. If there are many properties in the entity types, it means more codes.  If we use the MemberwiseClone method to copy the entity objects, it just returns a shallow copy of the current object. In this sample, we use serialization and reflection to deep clone entity objects and their related entity objects, and then store the new objects and their related entity objects in the database.

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