XML is the eXtensible Markup Language. It is a format that is easily parsed by computers, but is also readable by programmers.

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Looking for a large collection of XML files

Hey, I'm writing a program that I need to test with 1000s of XML files - any idea where I can get some?
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Guidance for Web XML Api's

I have to create an API for our application that is accessible over HTTP. I envision the API's responses to be simple XML documents. It won't be a REST API (not in the strict sense of REST). I am ...
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Accessing a Web Service: Learning Resource needed [on hold]

I have been searching for resources to learn (Java) Web Services. Although I have found a lot of resources and tutorials on JWS, I am confused with the version numbers, the abbreviations and Metro. ...
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What is meant by XML/XSLT/XPath and asynchoronous programming?

I understand that (1) XML/XSLT/XPath and (2) asynchoronous programming may not be related to one another. My questions are: When a C# developer job is advertised saying: "the following skill is ...
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Optimizing XML based protocol

We have recently replaced binary based communication protocol with XML one (between browser based client and server). The implementation is almost complete, however I am looking for ways to improve ...
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How important is XML for a developer?

Is it must that every developer should know XML? How important is XML for a developer? Any suggestion...
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XQuery & XML databases

I decided to learn XML from a professional book instead of reading tutorials online, after some research i decided to read "Beginning XML, 4th Ed" book and it was very interesting book and i recommend ...
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What is the importance of XML in the world of JSON?

How important is it to learn XML when JSON is able to do almost all that I need? Having said that, I use JSON mainly for AJAX requests and obtaining data from various APIs. I am a total newbie to web ...