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Re: Benchmarks of XML Parsers

by samtregar (Abbot)
on Apr 28, 2009 at 18:25 UTC ( #760695=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Benchmarks of XML Parsers

Thanks, good stuff. If you get a chance you might throw in XML::SAX::ExpatXS, which I seem to remember was pretty fast and also has some nice SAX features the others don't.

I recently working on a project where I replaced HTML::Parser with XML::LibXML using its html parsing mode. The speed improvement was something like 10x (not sure exactly since I made a lot of other changes too).


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by ikegami (Pope) on Apr 28, 2009 at 19:56 UTC

    Added XML::SAX::ExpatXS.

      Cool. Looks like it's still the fastest SAX parser, but that doesn't help so much when you're trying to build a tree in memory. Much faster to do it directly.


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