Xml Literals

The System.Xml.Linq namespace is powerful. By the way, manipulating complex Xml documents that store lots of data can lead to writing less elegant and more complex code. Luckily the Visual Basic language provides a powerful feature for manipulating Xml documents, known as Xml literals. In other words, you can write Xml markup together with the Visual Basic code. The following code provides an example:


This means that you can write entire Xml documents integrating Xml markup and Visual Basic code. Here IntelliSense features are less powerful than in the classic Visual Studio Xml editor, but they are good enough to provide syntax ...

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