I'm learning the
Android api from a book, and it seems like there isn't any mention of a
stream-lined api for dealing with
raw xml (reading and writing). His suggestion for parsing is the
XmlPullParser, and his examples look horrendous considering the kind of
api's I'm spoiled by in other platforms (
LINQ to XML especially).
Is this the best available technique on the
Obviously I can write a wrapper to avoid the repetitive stuff, but I'd be surprised if no such thing already exists.
Also, he doesn't even make mention of creating
xml structures in code. What are my options for both?
On a side note, do any
Java devs that are familiar with
LINQ to XML in .Net know of anything equivalent in Java?