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XML and Perl by Ilya Sterin, Mark Riehl

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DOM-Based XML Parser Modules

The XML::DOM Perl module is a Perl implementation of the W3C DOM Level 1 specification that was written by T. J. Mather. XML::DOM is an extension of the XML::Parser Perl module that parses XML data (either files or strings). It generates a hierarchical data structure containing the contents of the XML document.The API provided by the XML::DOM Perl module to access the hierarchical data is directly based on the requirements in the W3C specification. In addition, the XML::DOM Perl module has also added several additional methods that aren’t required by the standard. Most of these additions have been added as helper methods that make the module a little easier to use.

This module is one of the more widely used ...

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