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Re^2: Stepping up from XML::Simple to XML::LibXML

by Anonymous Monk
on Oct 22, 2008 at 22:00 UTC ( #718885=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Stepping up from XML::Simple to XML::LibXML
in thread Stepping up from XML::Simple to XML::LibXML

This is the exact problem I am trying to solve now (namespace defined at library).
I added:
my $xc = XML::LibXML::XPathContext->new($doc);<br/> $xc->registerNs('ns', 'xmlapi_1.0');
and changed the foreach to:
foreach my $book ($xc->findnodes('//ns:book')) {

But no matter what I try, I can't get book's attributes. I know I'm getting the info (print $book->to_literal, "\n";) but how do I access the info individually?

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Re^3: Stepping up from XML::Simple to XML::LibXML
by grantm (Parson) on Oct 23, 2008 at 00:36 UTC

    That problem was addressed in a separate thread. I meant to provide a link from here but then I forgot.

    Aristotle provided a comprehensive answer in this node.

      Thanks grantm. Please see me reply to that post. I'm still missing... something!
Re^3: Stepping up from XML::Simple to XML::LibXML
by eis1953 (Initiate) on Dec 22, 2014 at 17:18 UTC
    It would be really nice if the code was explained in English, line by line. For a newbie Perl writer figuring out what the different items mean is almost impossible. A guide that explains items would be most helpful. Example what the heck is findnodes what other keywords can be used and how

      XML::LibXML has a fairly extensive documentation. For example findnodes is documented in XML::LibXML::Node, along with many other methods that can be used on any node, since it's the base class for all nodes. The general idea of how the XML document is represented is explained in this tutorial:

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