XML as a Native Data Type

Jon Udell talks about E4X, a version of Javascript that has the ability to work with XML natively. In the same way you can say things like

foo = "Hello"
you can also say
bar = <people>...</people>
Jon gives some examples and they're compelling. I agree with Jon that once XML as a native data type catches on, its likely to be a feature that you can't live without.

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Last modified: Thu Oct 10 12:47:21 2019.