[Israel.pm] XML processors used in web applications and web servers

Yona Shlomo yona at cs.technion.ac.il
Fri Nov 2 07:39:02 PDT 2007

On Thu, 1 Nov 2007, Gaal Yahas wrote:

> There are a few choices for Perl. I'd say stay away from XML::Simple
> for massive stuff (it may be just fine if your config file happens to
> be in XML). XML::LibXML is a production grade binding to the excellent
> (and fast) libxml2 c library: it's featureful and reliable. The only
> downside is that it may be a little tricky to install on some systems.
> XML::Twig is decent. It's kinda weird to use, and the docs may be out
> of date. IIRC Audrey recommends to read the tutorial on xmltwig.org
> first. The same Audrey wrote the delightful and crazy XML::All, which
> you totally should not use for production but which is really great to
> contemplate.
> I haven't done XML in Perl for a year now so there may be newer stuff.

Thanks a lot -- I was not asking about Perl, though -- I was
kind of asking about general deployments of web
applications, not necessarily written in Perl.

Shlomo Yona
yona at cs.technion.ac.il

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