[BangPypers] Access xml file form python script

Gopalakrishnan Subramani gopalakrishnan.subramani at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 05:02:30 CET 2010


lxml also can be used along with the elementtree. Personally I liked the
element tree APIs and elegance.

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 1:47 PM, Shashidhar P <shashidhar85 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Avinash,
> There is simple python library for parsing the XML file, accessing data,
> adding, editing.
> It is LXML. You can refer its documentation at: http://codespeak.net/lxml/
> .
>
> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 11:26 AM, Dhananjay Nene <dhananjay.nene at gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Avinash TM <avinashtm at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi All,
> > >
> > > I have created a simple xml document i.e., preferences.xml as follows
> > >
> > > <?xml version="1.0"?>
> > > <object>
> > >  <object name="category" value="cricket">
> > >   <property name="title">Cricket</property>
> > >   <property name="subscribers">
> > >    <element name="avinash"/>
> > > <element name="prashant"/>
> > >   </property>
> > >  </object>
> > > </object>
> > >
> > >
> > > My favourite light weight tool for xml is minidom
> > http://docs.python.org/library/xml.dom.minidom.html
> > <http://docs.python.org/library/xml.dom.minidom.html>
> > http://www.boddie.org.uk/python/XML_intro.html
> >
> > If you are needing simple xml parsing capabilities - it might just
> suffice
> > your needs and is built into python.
> >
> >
> >
> > > Now i want to access the above data from a python script.
> > > I gone through some websites. But not getting actual idea.
> > > Should i use any data structures ( Lists, Dictionary, Tuples) in my
> > python
> > > script.
> > > Can anybody help me
> > >
> > > Thanks & Regards
> > > Avinash
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