Introduction to XML data


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Introduction to XML data

In this chapter, we are going to talk about working with XML data in Flash. Before we talk about working with XML in Flash, we will talk about what XML is. If you're following along, you can open up the images.xml file and that's inside of the data folder in the Chapter_03 folder in the Exercise Files folder. And you can just open up this file in any text editor. Let's talk about how this file is organized and how XML works. XML stands for Extensible Markup Language. You can kind of think of it like HTML, except instead of the tags being table and other things like that, you can make up your own names for tags and make them meaningful.

In this file, I have an opening tag. Tags have brackets around them or less than and greater than signs. I have an opening tag called images and a closing tag called images. Notice the closing tag looks just like the opening tag, except for it has a forward slash, right before the word images. And that's how opening and closing tags work in...

Introduction to XML data
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Introduction to XML data provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the ActionScript 3.0 in Flash CS3 Professional Beyond the Basics

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