Chapter 47

Working with XML

XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language. XML is a universal file format for storing and exchanging structured information. Some common uses of XML on the web are web development, documentation, database development, etc. A number of new internet languages have been created with XML. Some of them are as follows:

  • XHTML
  • WSDL for describing available web services
  • WAP and WML as markup languages for handheld devices
  • RSS languages for news feeds
  • RDF and OWL for describing resources and ontology
  • SMIL for describing multimedia for the web

QTP provides a built-in utility object to allow parsing and manipulating XML files. This chapter discusses how to access, manipulate, and create an XML file.

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The elements ...

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