One of the most remarkable aspects of the Microsoft .NET Framework is its deep integration with XML. In many .NET applications, you won't even be aware you're using XML technologies—they'll just be used behind the scenes when you serialize a Microsoft ADO.NET
DataSet, call a web service, or read application settings from a
Web.config configuration file. In other cases, you'll want to work directly with the
System.Xml namespaces to manipulate Extensible Markup Language (XML) data. Common XML tasks don't just include parsing an XML file, but also include validating it against a schema, applying an Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) transform to create a new document or Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) page, and searching ...