Unit 3.3 Web application development tools & Technologies
XML document form a tree structure, and self describing and simple syntax.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<name> Aakash Rathore </name>
<company> ABC Ltd. </company>
<phone> 234567 </phone>
The first line is the XML declaration defines the XML version (1.0) and the encoding used UTF-8 (Unicode). The document contains two types of information:
1. Markup, like <contact-detail> and <name> etc.
2. Character data, like “Aakash Rathore” and “234567” XML document must contain root element. The root element is parent to all other elements. In the above example <contact-detail> tag is root tag.
XML tags must have the start and end of elements; tags are the logical units of information in an XML document.
XML Comments :
Syntax of XML comments is
<!- - Comment - ->
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