There are several new features in the second edition:
1) Chapter 2 shows the proper way to obtain an XML reader. The previous edition's approach is deprecated.
2) Chapter 3 also introduces the DOM's Load and Save, Range, and Traversal APIs.
3) Chapter 6 shows how to work with SAXON to move beyond XSLT/XPath 1.0.
4) Chapter 11 is a new (lengthy) chapter that explores Jackson.
5) Chapter 12 is a new (lengthy) chapter that explores JSON-P.
Also, several minor corrections to previous edition content have been made, various figures have been updated, and numerous new exercises have been added.
Does the book cover performance of the library between parsing/interpreting XML and JSON with same structure? and also writing XML and JSON? also for very JSON file(e.g. 1~2 megabytes) when reading and/or writing such file what is the best tactic or pattern to achieve optimized performance.
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