How do I read and parse an XML file in C#?

XmlDocument to read an XML from string or from file.

using System.Xml;

XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();



then find a node below it ie like this

XmlNode node = doc.DocumentElement.SelectSingleNode("/book/title");


foreach(XmlNode node in doc.DocumentElement.ChildNodes){
   string text = node.InnerText; //or loop through its children as well

then read the text inside that node like this

string text = node.InnerText;

or read an attribute

string attr = node.Attributes["theattributename"]?.InnerText

Always check for null on Attributes[“something”] since it will be null if the attribute does not exist.

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