Python XML Parser Tutorial: Read xml file example(Minidom, ElementTree)

What is XML?

XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language. It was designed to store and transport small to medium amounts of data and is widely used for sharing structured information.

Python enables you to parse and modify XML document. In order to parse XML document you need to have the entire XML document in memory. In this tutorial, we will see how we can use XML minidom class in Python to load and parse XML file.

In this tutorial, we will learn-

  • To add a new XML and add it to the document, we use code “doc.create elements”
  • This code will create a new skill tag for our new attribute “Big-data”
  • Add this skill tag into the document first child (employee)
  • Run the code- the new tag “big data” will appear with the other list of expertise

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