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7. Data Formats and Types
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This chapter is split into six broad areas:
Although this topic is not one of the three high importance areas for the Zend exam, you can expect to be asked a couple of relatively detailed questions from this section.
XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language and is a way to store data in a structured manner. An advantage of using XML is that it is a well recognized data standard and so is a convenient way to exchange data between systems.
In the industry, there has been a shift away from XML and toward ...