XPATH are simple and most commonly used expression language to read XML data.
In this blog, we will learn the definition of XPATH and understand the syntax of it. Then finally we will summarize the section with the usage.
At the end of the blog, you can download the sample files that I have used in this course for your learning purpose! It is FREE!
This blog only covers the outline of this course but if you are interested in the course then you can find the details below.
Topics Discussed in this Course
This course will help you learn in details about:
- What is XPATH and understand from basics
- How can we use it to read XML file
- Learn XPATH syntax and its expressions
- Hands-on session 1 to show on how to write XPATH for XML
- Hands-on session 2 to use the XPATH to read XML
- Provide you with the details on online tools to work with XPATH and XML
- Download the sample files used in this course. It is Free! See below.
- Finally, will summarize with the usage.
What is XPATH?
XPATH is a language using which we can identify and navigate the nodes in XML.
We use “path like” syntax to identify the nodes.
Yes, a path like means the path we use in our windows like c:\users\documents something similar to that with forwarding slash.
XPATH expressions are the easiest and most efficient way to read and extract the data from XML. So, it is important to understand in detail.
Learning this topic will help you a lot during your interface development.
PI/PO uses XPATH as a language to read the XML during runtime and even during the development of mapping between two XML structure we use XPATH as our primary language.
Is there any Prerequisite?
Before you continue to understand this topic, it is important that you must complete the previous two course which are:
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