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Sams Teach Yourself J2EE™ in 21 Days by Peter Roxburgh, Andy Longshaw, Debbie Law, Dan Haywood, Martin Bond

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Introduction to XML

Among the five message body types supported in the JMS API, the TextMessage type was included on the presumption that String messages will be used extensively. The reason for this presumption is the increasing use of the Extensible Markup Language (XML) for inter-application communication.

What Is XML and Why Would You Use It?

XML is a structured text-based language consisting of tags that are used to describe a document's structure and meaning. It does not say anything about the visual representation of the document.

XML is non-proprietary. It is also easy for both computers and people to understand. Consequently, it is an extremely useful format for the interchange of data between different applications. By defining not ...

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