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Duran Harris
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Hi could anyone tell me what would be the advantages of familiarizing myself with XML?
I use php,java and javascript.....
Will it allow me to make faster or more interactive pages??

UHH..edit....I suppose if I used javascript properly I'd be using XML and JSON already hey?
 
William Brogden
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Advantages:

XML has found many uses in programming tools, for example, configuring servlets with web.xml is MUCH simpler than previous nightmare collections of property files.

For data representation XML offers flexibility in representing hierarchies. It has the great advantage that, if your programming follows best practices, your data can gain new elements without breaking the program.

Lucky you! Java has all you need in the standard library.

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