It stands for EXtensible Markup Language. I recently had an encounter with the basics of this language, so I
thought of sharing it.
The language is designed to store and transport data. (and it’s primary purpose is NOT to display data. That
work is done by the HTML and CSS. It is just the data handler, though it can also be used to display data
with the help of CSS as we will see afterwards.)
The most important thing to know is that the XML tags are not predefined, they are user defined. This is a
very important requirement as the data carries many features which can be easily shown by using own tags.
For example, for a CD collection record I can use tags like :
and may more…