[thelist] [XML/PHP] Getting PHP to convert 'blogger' generated XML into an array.

Matt McKeon matt at camadro.com
Fri May 30 10:29:30 CDT 2008

Tris wrote:
> I've been tasked with converting this:
> http://www.makersmark.co.uk/blog/atom.xml
> into an array...
> each time I try I get nothing.
> I've validated the XML, it's good.
> Has anyone before me succesfully exported a blogger XML file and
> parsed it n PHP?
> Tris..

If your on PHP5, you may use SimpleXML 
There's also backport of it to PHP4 here 

It makes things pretty easy, and you can easily convert it to an array. 
You also might want to check out a PEAR or PECL lib for parsing XML.


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