Melbourne Meeting – September 2019

Monday 16th September 6:15pm.

At this meeting, Brian Watson presented
A Practical Account of Using XML with Delphi.
– What happens when you thought you knew about XML but did not.

The meeting started with the ADUG Annual General Meeting.
Then a “Public Soap Box” where attendees ask questions, share discoveries or talk about code.

In his presentation, Brian took us through the processes he went through to create an XML based data translator application. He compared different types of XML parsers, such as DOM parsers and SAX parsers.

His topics covered:
Delphi XML Data Binder
XML Name Spaces
DOM XML Parser
SAX XML Parser
Querying an XML without reading the whole file
Optimising the reading of XML
When to process the XML nodes.

The meeting was held at the Melbourne Men’s Shed, situated in the Federation Square Car Park building, off Russell St Extension.

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