Home arrow XML arrow Displaying ADO Retrieved Data with XML Islands
XML

Displaying ADO Retrieved Data with XML Islands


An XML data island is a piece of well-formed XML embedded into an HTML file. This article will show you how to retrieve data in an XML format from a database using ADO; you will also learn how to bind this data into an HTML document.

Author Info:
By: Jayaram Krishnaswamy
Rating: 5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars5 stars / 8
September 06, 2006
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · Displaying ADO Retrieved Data with XML Islands
  2. · Extracting XML formatted data example
  3. · The Saved XML file
  4. · Reviewing the saved file
  5. · Data types in Access 2003 and XML file
  6. · Displaying retrieved XML in an HTML document
  7. · Creating an HTML document which can display the XML Data

print this article
SEARCH DEVARTICLES

Displaying ADO Retrieved Data with XML Islands
(Page 1 of 7 )

Introduction

The previous tutorial, The Why and How of XML Data Islands, considered embedding a well formed XML fragment into an HTML file to create an XML data island. The article also showed how one could access data embedded in the XML file. The tutorial also described data binding to various HTML tags. However the XML data used was a hard-coded XML fragment.

In this tutorial, how data in XML format can be retrieved from a database using ADO will be described. The XML data obtained using ADO will be reviewed. An example of how Jet Data types are associated with XML data types will be shown. This will be followed by how to use the data to bind it to an HTML document. After all, this is what the client is after. It will be helpful if the reader reviews the previous article and the XML related articles to which you can find links on this  site.

Data to XML Conversion using ADO

Persisting data in the XML format is one of the most important features of ADO since the 2.5 version. This means that ADO recordsets can be saved as an XML file to a location of your choice. Alternatively they can also be saved to a Stream object. Since the data is derived from a database together with the data, the data structure comes with it. Ideally this format should be able to be transparently used by any machine.


blog comments powered by Disqus
XML ARTICLES

- Open XML Finally Supported by MS Office
- XML Features Added to Two Systems
- Using Regions with XSL Formatting Objects
- Using XSL Formatting Objects
- More Schematron Features
- Schematron Patterns and Validation
- Using Schematron
- Datatypes and More in RELAX NG
- Providing Options in RELAX NG
- An Introduction to RELAX NG
- Path, Predicates, and XQuery
- Using Predicates with XQuery
- Navigating Input Documents Using Paths
- XML Basics
- Introduction to XPath

Watch our Tech Videos 
Dev Articles Forums 
 RSS  Articles
 RSS  Forums
 RSS  All Feeds
Write For Us 
Weekly Newsletter
 
Developer Updates  
Free Website Content 
Contact Us 
Site Map 
Privacy Policy 
Support 

Developer Shed Affiliates

 




© 2003-2017 by Developer Shed. All rights reserved. DS Cluster - Follow our Sitemap
Popular Web Development Topics
All Web Development Tutorials