Chapter 18. The XmlDataDocument
After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
Create an XmlDataDocument from a DataSet.
Create a DataSet from an XmlDataDocument.
Navigate an XmlDataDocument by using the XML Document Object Model (DOM).
Execute XPath queries against an XmlDataDocument.
Create nodes in an XmlDataDocument.
Retrieve a DataRow from an XmlDataDocument node.
Retrieve an XmlDataDocument node from a DataRow.
In this chapter, we'll examine the XmlDataDocument, a descendant of the XmlDocument that provides an XML view of the relational data contained in a DataSet.
Understanding the XmlDataDocument
Although the relational data model is efficient, there are times when it is convenient to manipulate data by using the tools that XML provides—the ...