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Reading XML

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Reading XML is the cornerstone of handling XML in any application. If your application is unable to read XML, then you won't be able to do much. There are several ways to read XML, and this chapter will give you an insight into what methods are available to you.


  • Parent Property
  • Extensible Markup
  • Root Property
  • Root Element
  • XPath Query

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Hartwell, J. (2017). Reading XML. In: C# and XML Primer. Apress, Berkeley, CA.

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