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    DOM vs SAX Parser

    Guys,

    In my interview I said in DOM parser we load the whole document before manipulating it while in SAX parser we don't need to load the whole document.

    The interviewer started asking me if in SAX parser, we need to load atleast little bit in order to manipulate?

    What is the answer to that?

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    This is my understanding.

    The DOM parser always reads the whole xml document.

    In contrast, the SAX parser works incrementally and generates events that are passed to an application.
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    I am not convinced with the answer. Can someone else please explain?

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    Here are some links for you to read.

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q...=Google+Search
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