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The Makeup of an XML Document – A Quick Primer

Still having trouble understanding what XML is? In this article Zaid provides a quick primer in which he breaks down an XML document, detailing what each part is as he goes. A must read for the XML beginner.

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By: Zaid Siddiqui
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November 07, 2002
  1. · The Makeup of an XML Document – A Quick Primer
  2. · XML and Parsing XML Documents
  3. · Conclusion

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In this article we've had a quick glance over the many components that comprise an XML file. We’ve learnt what both even-driven and tree-driven parsers are. We've seen an example DTD, and we've also learnt that SAX is an event-driven XML parser which uses callback functions to notify an application about certain aspects of an XML document.

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