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Better XML to JSON parsing for cdata
// Changes XML to JSON
// fixed some bugs from http://davidwalsh.name/convert-xml-json
// October 9, 2012
// Brian Hurlow
function xmlToJson(xml) {
// Create the return object
var obj = {};
// console.log(xml.nodeType, xml.nodeName );
if (xml.nodeType == 1) { // element
// do attributes
if (xml.attributes.length > 0) {
obj["@attributes"] = {};
for (var j = 0; j < xml.attributes.length; j++) {
var attribute = xml.attributes.item(j);
obj["@attributes"][attribute.nodeName] = attribute.nodeValue;
}
}
}
else if (xml.nodeType == 4) { // cdata section
obj = xml.nodeValue
}
// do children
if (xml.hasChildNodes()) {
for(var i = 0; i < xml.childNodes.length; i++) {
var item = xml.childNodes.item(i);
var nodeName = item.nodeName;
if (typeof(obj[nodeName]) == "undefined") {
obj[nodeName] = xmlToJson(item);
} else {
if (typeof(obj[nodeName].length) == "undefined") {
var old = obj[nodeName];
obj[nodeName] = [];
obj[nodeName].push(old);
}
if (typeof(obj[nodeName]) === 'object') {
obj[nodeName].push(xmlToJson(item));
}
}
}
}
return obj;
};
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