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parseXML

To convert an XML string to a JSON object
This function converts an XML string to a JSON object. The function is of particular interest for connections to external services via API and the processing of corresponding data.
XML is beside JSON a common format to exchange data over the internet.

Syntax

parseXML(string)

Return

JSON

Examples

parseXML(xml) To convert an XML string to a JSON object. An invalid string will return a parse error.
We convert an XML string to a JSON object, which contains a note to Captain America to hand it over to an external service, for example an email service provider.
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let xml := "<?xml version=""1.0"" encoding=""UTF-8""?>
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<note>
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<to>Captain America</to>
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<from>Ninox</from>
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<heading>Save the world!</heading>
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<body>Hey Cap, please save the world!</body>
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</note>";
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parseXML(xml)
Result:
{"note":{"to":{"@":"Captain America"},"from":{"@":"Ninox"},"heading":{"@":"Save the world!"},"body":{"@":"Hey Cap, please save the world!"}}}

See also

formatXML To convert a given JSON object into XML text, which might be optically structured
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