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Very Basic Ruby XML Parse

08.03.2006
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        Tiny code fragment which loads configuration options from an XML file.

require "rexml/document"

doc = REXML::Document.new File.new("dbiconfig.xml")
configuration = doc.elements["configuration"]
database = configuration.elements["database"]
url = database.elements["url"].attributes["value"]
puts url