What is XML?

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Stands for “Extensible Language.” (Yes, technically it should be EML). is used to define with a standard that can be read by any XML-compatible application. The language can be used with pages, but XML itself is not a markup language. Instead, it is a “metalanguage” that can be used to create markup languages for specific applications.

For example, it can describe items that may be accessed when a Web page loads. Basically, XML allows you to create a database of information without having an actual database. While it is commonly used in Web applications, many other can use XML documents as well.

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