File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
The moose likes XML and Related Technologies and the fly likes XML encoded data Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Engineering » XML and Related Technologies
Bookmark "XML encoded data" Watch "XML encoded data" New topic
Author

XML encoded data

Elizabeth King
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 11, 2002
Posts: 191
What is XML encoded data? Is this just some
XML files for data?
Mapraputa Is
Leverager of our synergies
Sheriff

Joined: Aug 26, 2000
Posts: 10065
Most likely data repseneted as XML.
Suppose you have two abstract pieces of data:
name: John Smith
salary: 10000 (whatever it means, curently Computer Science isn't concerned with measurement units too much )
You can represent your data in many ways, for example in some proprietary format:
name="John Smith", salary="10000"
or in "comma separated values" (CSV) format
John Smith,10000
or if you choose XML format
<root>
<name>John Smith</name>
<salary>10000</salary>
</root>

now your data are XML encoded.
Elizabeth King
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 11, 2002
Posts: 191
Thanks.
 
 
subject: XML encoded data
 
Similar Threads
JSP URL problem
convert binary data into jpg
Binary Data in XML
How exactly does MTOM shrink the payload?
Send and Receive Binary Data in XML