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NAME ^

XML::Crawler - Crawl an XML document to create a Perl data structure which resembles the XML data structure.

SYNOPSIS ^

  use XML::Crawler qw( xml_to_ra );

  my $array_ref = xml_to_ra( $xml );

DESCRIPTION ^

This:

  <?xml version="1.0"?>
  <fruit type="banana">yellow</fruit>

Is translated to:

  [
      '#document' => [
          [ 'fruit' => { 'type' => 'banana' } => 'yellow' ]
      ]
  ]

This:

  <?xml version="1.0"?>
  <contact-info>
      <name>Jane Smith</name>
      <company>AT&amp;T</company>
      <phone>(212) 555-4567</phone>
  </contact-info>

Is translated to:

  [
      '#document' => [ [
              'contact-info' => [
                  [ 'name'    => 'Jane Smith' ],
                  [ 'company' => 'AT&T' ],
                  [ 'phone'   => '(212) 555-4567' ],
              ],
          ],
      ],
  ];

SEE ALSO ^

XML::LibXML

There are more modules in the XML namespace than one can shake a stick at.

AUTHOR ^

Dylan Doxey, <dylan.doxey@gmail.com<gt>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright (C) 2010 by Dylan Doxey

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.10.0 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

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