XML out — reducing clutter

Liam Quin

W3C

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XML out — reducing clutter

Balisage: The Markup Conference 2011
August 2 - 5, 2011

Abstract

Why is XML a pain to produce? Those among us who’ve produced documents in XML for years may hardly think about the process, but programmers from application development or systems programming may find it alien, frustrating, and a source of errors. Perhaps a simple API for common programming languages like PHP and JavaScript would relieve their pain.