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Microsoft®C# Programming for the absolute beginner by Andy Harris

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Investigating XML

The Quiz game stores and manages quiz data using a format called eXtended Markup Language (XML). XML has become an important technology in the past few years. XML is often used to share information between programs. You will likely come across XML data somewhere in your programming travels, so you should know how to work with it. Fortunately, C# and .NET provide powerful tools for working with XML data.

Defining XML

XML can be a bewildering topic because it is a wide-reaching standard and implementation tools abound. However, the basic concepts behind XML are not as complex as they might seem.

XML is a technology for describing data. An XML document is a file that contains data. In addition to the data itself, an XML document contains ...

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