Chapter 3. Accessing and Manipulating XML Data

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • DiffGram

  • Document Object Model (DOM)

  • Document Type Definition (DTD)

  • Valid XML document

  • World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

  • Well-formed XML document

  • XPath

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Accessing an XML file by using the Document Object Model (DOM) and an XmlReader

  • Transforming DataSet data into XML data

  • Using XPath to query XML data

  • Generating and using an XSD schema

  • Writing a SQL statement that retrieves XML data from a SQL Server database

  • Updating a SQL Server database by using XML

  • Validating an XML document

In this chapter, you'll learn how to access and manipulate XML data. Knowing how to work with XML data is important in using the .NET Framework effectively. The FCL's support ...

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