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HIGH EFFICIENT TOOL FOR EXTRACTING TABULAR DATA FROM XML FILE

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000235919D
Publication Date: 2014-Mar-29

Publishing Venue

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Abstract

System, methods, computer program product embodiment are provided to extract elements and attributes content of a markup language document and to convert them to a tabular format. The embodiment includes receiving a group of column path definitions, and an optional row path definitions, normalizing these path definitions, generating parser plan, extracting element content and attribute value during parsing the markup language document, merging all these contents and values to form the tabular output data. An embodiment further includes extensible markup language (XML) as the markup language, and XPath expression as the path definitions.