There’s probably a post I didn’t dig around for that contains the information I’m looking for but I don’t see it, so I’ll ask the question briefly here.
Serialization means obtaining data that can be stored through things like DataStores, right? And deserialization is the opposite?
SERIALIZE = Get the value of x IntValue object
SERIALIZE = function(object) return object.Value or nil end
DESERIALIZE = Create object with x Value from a table or otherwise
DESERIALIZE = function(val) local ValueObject = Instance.new("IntValue") ValueObject.Name = "DESERIALIZEDVALUE" ValueObject.Value = (type(val) == "number" and val or 0) return ValueObject end
I haven’t really looked into the art of serialization, I’ve probably done it without realizing it. I just need clarification.