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My goal is to help you work faster.

I must speak and teach until I hear 10 people say, "That thing you taught me? I used it! And it saved me time!"

(Ahem ... although maybe blogging slower than I'd hoped. Ugh, coders' repetitive stress injury.)

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Intro to XML and JSON #5: XML/CSV Conversions

03 Apr 2019 🔖 xml json tutorials csv excel 💬 EN

Now that you can read XML and write it by hand, let’s talk about converting between XML and CSV.

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Intro to XML and JSON #4: XML Values

03 Apr 2019 🔖 xml json tutorials 💬 EN

In the previous article in this series, we used XML to define a “shirt” item (or, as one would say in XML, “element”) with some keys like “color” and “fabric” and “washable.”

Let’s learn how to fill in some values for those keys.

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Intro to XML and JSON #3: XML Items & Keys

03 Apr 2019 🔖 xml json tutorials csv excel 💬 EN

We’ve seen XML from a “30,000-foot view.”

We understand what kind of data XML can help us with.

Let’s learn how to write XML!

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Intro to XML and JSON #2: Data's Shape

25 Mar 2019 🔖 xml json tutorials csv excel api integration architecture 💬 EN

I mentioned that XML & JSON are for lists of lists, while CSVs are for tables. Let’s explore that concept.

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Intro to XML and JSON

16 Mar 2019 🔖 xml json tutorials csv excel salesforce api python integration architecture 💬 EN

XML, JSON, & CSV.

All 3 are incredibly common “plain-text” file formats for transferring data between computers, particularly over the internet (e.g. over an “API“). But what’s the difference, and when should you use each one?

(Programmers, Salesforce business analysts, and database integration architects: you’ll want to know this!)

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