O'Reilly logo

PowerBuilder® 9: Internet and Distributed Application Development by John D. Olson, Bill Green

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

XML Parsers

The processing of every XML document begins with the parsing of the document's elements and attributes. To access the document's data, the parser must verify that the document is well formed and, optionally, that it validates the document's structure against a DTD or a schema referenced by the document.

XML parsers are available from a large number of software vendors, including Microsoft, Sun, Oracle, and a plethora of Open Source organizations such as Apache and SourceForge.Net. Implementations are available for a variety of programming languages, including C++, Java, Visual Basic, C#, Perl, and, of course, PowerScript.

The following is a partial list of XML parsers:

  • Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML)— MSXML is a complex hybrid ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required