XML parser


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XML parser

Software that reads an XML document, identifies all the XML tags and passes the data to the application. See XML processor.
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As Java and other technologies evolve, it is necessary to review the new approaches and improvements provided by several XML parsers available.
The W3C stipulates that a conforming XML parser must be able to detect fatal errors and must then report them to the application, which can then produce its own error message.
Having determined the necessary components, I began to make decisions regarding which XML parser and Web programming language to use.
It is a human-readable plain text language and there are an increasing number of XML parsers and other tools available for nearly all computer platforms.
Fewer features defined in the XML recommendation mean that XML parsers do not have to contain as much code and can, therefore, process documents faster.
This means an XML parser that supports DTD has to have a separate parser, and developers have to learn two types of syntax.
Alongside that there is the data map, which stores schema definitions used to manage the storage and retrieval of XML documents; the XML parser and object processor, which validates that requests to create new XML objects conform with the formatting rules; and XQuery, the database access method akin to relational's SQL.
Microstar makes SGML and XML tools like Near & Far Designer and the Aelfred XML parser.
Lastly, Oracle is making its existing XML infrastructure, including Oracle XML Parser, Oracle XML Class Generator, Oracles XML SQL Utilities and XSQL, available on the Linux platform.
An XML parser imposes the same API on any XML data source, eliminating much of the need for custom programs to extract and integrate information from each source.
Microsoft Corp and DataChannel Inc are working together to develop and deliver XML technology such as an XML Parser written in Java.
Thus, XML can provide a way for an accounting program to understand data that comes from a Web-based EDI system, but only if both applications share the same tag definitions and XML parser.