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Oxygen XML Editor

Somebody asked me about how they could convert an XML file to a CSV file to upload into MySQL. They were asking the question based on an old Convert XML to CSV blog post from 2008. Amazing though that is, I had to explain the process no longer requires manual tasks, like calling Java files from the Apache XML Project. All they needed to do was use the Oxygen XML Editor, which is why I wrote this blog post.

For example, I had them use the same sample XML file from the old blog post (shown below) with one change. The encoding value needs to change from latin1 (ISO-8859-1) to unicode (UTF-8). Then, they should put it into a local Windows directory (mine went into the …

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Restoring XML-formatted MySQL dumps

EAVB_VFZUHIARHI To whom it may concern -

The mysqldump program can be used to make logical database backups. Although the vast majority of people use it to create SQL dumps, it is possible to dump both schema structure and data in XML format. There are a few bugs (#52792, #52793) in this feature, but these are not the topic of this post.XML output from mysqldumpDumping in XML format is done with the --xml or -X option. In addition, you should use the --hex-blob option otherwise the BLOB data will …

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Hidden Features Of Perl, PHP, Javascript, C, C++, C#, Java, Ruby, Python, And Others [Collection Of Incredibly Useful Lists]


StackOverflow is an amazing site for coding questions. It was created by Joel Spolsky of, Jeff Atwood of, and some other incredibly smart guys who truly care about user experience. I have been a total fan of SO since it went mainstream and it's now a borderline addiction (you can see my StackOverflow badge on the right sidebar).

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