Is it possible to use char "@" into a property name?

Is it possible to serialize and deserialize a property name starting with “@”

public string @FirstName { get; set; }

C# compile it but ignore the “@”

C# doesn’t include the @ when it compiles the property name, i.e. the @ is not apart of the name, it just lets you use c# keywords in variable names.

You can use the Data Contract attributes to provide a different alias during serialization, e.g:

class Poco
    public string FirstName { get; set; }