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xml parser
$reader = new XMLReader();
while ($reader->read()) {
switch ($reader->nodeType) {
if ($reader->localName=="book") {
$bookid = $reader->getAttribute("id");
$xml = simplexml_load_string($reader->readOuterXML());
echo $book_title = (string)$xml->title."\n";
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<book id="bk101">
<author>Gambardella, Matthew</author>
<title>XML Developer's Guide</title>
<description>An in-depth look at creating applications
with XML.</description>
<book id="bk102">
<author>Ralls, Kim</author>
<title>Midnight Rain</title>
<description>A former architect battles corporate zombies,
an evil sorceress, and her own childhood to become queen
of the world.</description>
<book id="bk103">
<author>Corets, Eva</author>
<title>Maeve Ascendant</title>
<description>After the collapse of a nanotechnology
society in England, the young survivors lay the
foundation for a new society.</description>
<book id="bk104">
<author>Corets, Eva</author>
<title>Oberon's Legacy</title>
<description>In post-apocalypse England, the mysterious
agent known only as Oberon helps to create a new life
for the inhabitants of London. Sequel to Maeve
<book id="bk105">
<author>Corets, Eva</author>
<title>The Sundered Grail</title>
<description>The two daughters of Maeve, half-sisters,
battle one another for control of England. Sequel to
Oberon's Legacy.</description>
<book id="bk106">
<author>Randall, Cynthia</author>
<title>Lover Birds</title>
<description>When Carla meets Paul at an ornithology
conference, tempers fly as feathers get ruffled.</description>
<book id="bk107">
<author>Thurman, Paula</author>
<title>Splish Splash</title>
<description>A deep sea diver finds true love twenty
thousand leagues beneath the sea.</description>
<book id="bk108">
<author>Knorr, Stefan</author>
<title>Creepy Crawlies</title>
<description>An anthology of horror stories about roaches,
centipedes, scorpions and other insects.</description>
<book id="bk109">
<author>Kress, Peter</author>
<title>Paradox Lost</title>
<genre>Science Fiction</genre>
<description>After an inadvertant trip through a Heisenberg
Uncertainty Device, James Salway discovers the problems
of being quantum.</description>
<book id="bk110">
<author>O'Brien, Tim</author>
<title>Microsoft .NET: The Programming Bible</title>
<description>Microsoft's .NET initiative is explored in
detail in this deep programmer's reference.</description>
<book id="bk111">
<author>O'Brien, Tim</author>
<title>MSXML3: A Comprehensive Guide</title>
<description>The Microsoft MSXML3 parser is covered in
detail, with attention to XML DOM interfaces, XSLT processing,
SAX and more.</description>
<book id="bk112">
<author>Galos, Mike</author>
<title>Visual Studio 7: A Comprehensive Guide</title>
<description>Microsoft Visual Studio 7 is explored in depth,
looking at how Visual Basic, Visual C++, C#, and ASP+ are
integrated into a comprehensive development
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