XML Matters, Transcending the limits of DOM, SAX, and XSLT
The HaXml functional programming model for XML
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Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: October 01, 2001
Consider Haskell in lieu of DOM, SAX, or XSLT for processing XML data. The library HaXml creates representations of XML documents as native recursive data structures in the functional language Haskell. HaXml brings with it a set of powerful higher order functions for operating on these "datafied" XML documents. Many of the HaXml techniques are far more elegant, compact, and powerful than the ones found in familiar techniques like DOM, SAX, or XSLT. Code samples demonstrate the techniques.
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