Join Peter Gruenbaum for an in-depth discussion in this video XML documentation solution, part of Learn API Documentation with JSON and XML.
- [Instructor] Let's take a look at the solutions…for the XML documentation exercise.…Here you were asked to document a…request to record a television program.…So this looks very much like what you've seen before,…you've got one sentence that describes the request…and then you've got a table that describes everything else.…So because this is a request, there's a required column…and that's going to have sections…that say required and optional.…Let's look at the underlying markdown.…
The main thing to note here is that you have a top level…for recordtv, and then the other ones are all indented…so you use the spaces again to do that indentation.…You can also notice what I put in the notes section here,…first of all the format.…Because this is optional, I put in a default,…which is today's date.…Now the time element has an attribute, which is the format,…so I put that information to the notes section.…I said attributes, its format, and it has values of 24 or 12…and that's for 24 or 12-hour format.…
Another thing to note is that for the duration…
- The purpose of documentation
- Data types
- Structured data
- Writing JSON and XML
- Documenting one-level JSON responses
- Documenting nested JSON responses
- XML attributes and examples
- Documenting XML
- Structuring data documentation
Skill Level Intermediate
Introduction to JSON and XML Documentation
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