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Hi everyone,
I am new in the software field and I want to read XML from a file by using Visual C# .NET . Please provide a solution for this and also provide me the list of software development companies specializes in the development of custom software applications which deals with custom programming, database design, client-server and internet/intranet software application development on all platforms including windows, Linux, Mac.
Benson Send private email
Thursday, February 28, 2008
 
 
Google
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Thursday, February 28, 2008
 
 
xml in C# bet there is a .net library for that, have you checked msdn?
Brian
Thursday, February 28, 2008
 
 
XML in C# ... then answer is LINQ! The LINQ stuff is better than Krispy Kreme donuts!

P.S. If you are looking for a company that does custom software development, I think my company qualifies. If you're looking to hire someone, follow-up here, and I'll send you an email.
Developer #13
Thursday, February 28, 2008
 
 
My recommendation is to take a look at VB .NET, the .NET 3.5 version.  There's some very nice XML stuff there (which C# doesn't have) that makes it easy to read and parse XML files.  Even if most of your code is C#, it's easy enough to create a small VB .NET DLL to do just the XML stuff.

Have a look at this link.  It may be a bit over your head, but it'll at least get you started:

http://bartdesmet.net/blogs/bart/archive/2007/09/04/visual-basic-9-0-feature-focus-xml-support.aspx

(Also, I'm going to guess that English isn't your first language.  Note that "Please provide a solution for this" sounds rude and demanding to a native English speaker.)
Kyralessa Send private email
Thursday, February 28, 2008
 
 
"list of software development companies specializes in the development of custom software applications which deals with custom programming, database design, client-server and internet/intranet software application development on all platforms including windows, Linux, Mac."

Do you need a complete list or just 10,000 will do?
Daniel
Friday, February 29, 2008
 
 
+1 to Daniel

This was such a bizarre post that it pretty much required a sarcastic response, imho.
Odysseus Send private email
Friday, February 29, 2008
 
 
You can use the System.Xml.Document class but then you'll need to traverse the node tree yourself. I'd advise creating
an XSD containing the xml schema and use Xsd.exe tool provided with .NET SDK to generate classes that serialize into an xml of that schema. Then just use System.Xml.Xmlserializer to read/write those classes from/to
an XML stream. Simple. Google/MSDN for XSD.exe and System.Xml.Xmlserializer.
AZ
Friday, February 29, 2008
 
 
I think you all took the rather obvious bait...
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Friday, February 29, 2008
 
 
>>custom programming, database design, client-server and internet/intranet

wow, what kind of XML file is this? :)

Friday, February 29, 2008
 
 
Hi Ben

In response to your first question regarding  XML:
1.    Start Visual Studio 2005 or Visual Studio .NET.
2. Create a new Visual C# Console Application. You proceed directly to the "Complete code listing" section or continue through these steps to build the application.
3. Make sure that the project contains a reference to the System.Xml.dll assembly.
4. Specify the using directive on the System.Xml namespace so that you are not required to qualify XmlTextReader declarations later in your code. You must use the using directive before any other declarations.

using System.Xml;


5. Create an instance of an XmlTextReader object, and populate it with the XML file. Typically, the XmlTextReader class is used if you need to access the XML as raw data without the overhead of a DOM; thus, the XmlTextReader class provides a faster mechanism for reading XML. The XmlTextReader class has different constructors to specify the location of the XML data. The following code creates an instance of the XmlTextReader class and loads the Books.xml file. Add the following code to the Main procedure of Class1.

XmlTextReader reader = new XmlTextReader ("books.xml");


6. Read through the XML. (Note that this step demonstrates an outer "while" loop, and the next two steps demonstrate how to use that loop to read the XML.) After you create the XmlTextReader object, use the Read method to read the XML data. The Read method continues to move through the XML file sequentially until it reaches the end of the file, at which point the Read method returns a value of "False."

while (reader.Read())
{
// Do some work here on the data.
Console.WriteLine(reader.Name);
}
Console.ReadLine();


7. Inspect the nodes. To process the XML data, each record has a node type that can be determined from the NodeType property. The Name and Value properties return the node name (the element and attribute names) and the node value (the node text) of the current node (or record). The NodeType enumeration determines the node type. The following sample code displays the name of the elements and the document type. Note that this sample ignores element attributes.

while (reader.Read())
{
switch (reader.NodeType)
{
case XmlNodeType.Element: // The node is an element.
Console.Write("<" + reader.Name); Console.WriteLine(">");
break;
case XmlNodeType.Text: //Display the text in each element.
Console.WriteLine (reader.Value);
break;
case XmlNodeType. EndElement: //Display the end of the element.
Console.Write("");
break;
}
}


8. Inspect the attributes. Element node types can include a list of attribute nodes that are associated with them. The MovetoNextAttribute method moves sequentially through each attribute in the element. Use the HasAttributes property to test whether the node has any attributes. The AttributeCount property returns the number of attributes for the current node.

while (reader.Read())
{
switch (reader.NodeType)
{
case XmlNodeType.Element: // The node is an element.
Console.Write("<" + reader.Name); while (reader.MoveToNextAttribute()) // Read the attributes. Console.Write(" " + reader.Name + "='" + reader.Value + "'"); Console.WriteLine(">");
break;
case XmlNodeType.Text: //Display the text in each element.
Console.WriteLine (reader.Value);
break;
case XmlNodeType. EndElement: //Display the end of the element.
Console.Write("");
break;
}
}


9. Save and close your project.

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Complete code listing

using System;
using System.Xml;

namespace ReadXMLfromFile
{
///
/// Summary description for Class1.
///
class Class1
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{
XmlTextReader reader = new XmlTextReader ("books.xml");
while (reader.Read())
{
switch (reader.NodeType)
{
case XmlNodeType.Element: // The node is an element.
Console.Write("<" + reader.Name); Console.WriteLine(">");
break;
case XmlNodeType.Text: //Display the text in each element.
Console.WriteLine (reader.Value);
break;
case XmlNodeType.EndElement: //Display the end of the element.
Console.Write("");
break;
}
}
Console.ReadLine();
}
}
}
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Patrik Send private email
Saturday, March 01, 2008
 
 
> I think you all took the rather obvious bait...

That's what I don't get. I see the bait, but I don't see the trap which the bait is supposed to lure me into. What's the point?
Troels Knak-Nielsen Send private email
Sunday, March 02, 2008
 
 
Sounds like someone wants others to do their school homework!

Read or text book kido!  Search Google!

Sheeez!  Kids are so lazy today...
Don't B Lazy
Sunday, March 02, 2008
 
 
I thought Benson was a butler.
The Luggage
Monday, March 03, 2008
 
 
Don't B Lazy: On the other hand, I think Butler is a genius. He's put his request at the right place where "experienced" programmers who have gone through all of it before can respond to his post and most likely solve his "problems". Look at the responses he's getting and the booklists mentioned (JoS programmers always give the best reading material) - I think he's well on his way.

So why waste time search Google when he can get a flat answer in say, a day? The other thing is : don't be lazy helping others (no pun intended).
Ezani
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
 
 

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