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jQuery Filter XML data

Posted on 2009-07-13
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I have the following code below.  I can load the XML no problems but what i want to do is filter the xml data so it will select the node with the id=1 and put title,teaser in separate variables.  


<!-Start xml Code -->

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>

 <stories>

   <story id='1'>

     <title>MyTitle 1</title>

     <teaser>test</teaser>

	 <readmore>test</readmore>

   </story>

   

    <story id='2'>

     <title>MyTitle 2</title>

     <teaser>test</teaser>

	 <readmore>test</readmore>

   </story>

   

   

    <story id='3'>

     <title>MyTitle 3</title>

     <teaser>test</teaser>

	 <readmore>test</readmore>

   </story>

   

 </stories>

<!--End XML code --->
 
 

<!-- Start jQuery Code -->

  <script type="application/javascript">

	 <!-- Avoid W3C validator on heavy javascript 

        $(document).ready(function() {

             $.ajax({

                 type: "GET",

                 url: "xml/myxml.xml",

                 dataType: "xml",

                 success: function(xml) {

                    var returnRecord = $(xml).filter("[ id = 1 ]");

					var str=jQuery.param(returnRecord);

   

                 }

             }); //close $.ajax(

         }); //

 	 //-->

    </script>

<!-- End jQuery Code -->

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Question by:stargateatlantis
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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
 

<html>

<head>

<title>Untitled</title>

</head>

<body>

<script type="text/javascript" src="http://jqueryjs.googlecode.com/files/jquery-1.3.2.min.js"></script>

  <script type="text/javascript">

         

        $(document).ready(function() {

             $.ajax({

                 type: "GET",

                 url: "xml/myxml.xml",

                 dataType: "xml",

                 success: function(xml) {

				

                    

				var title = $(xml).find("story[id=1] > title").text();

                   var teaser = $(xml).find("story[id=1] > teaser").text();

				alert("One by one-\ntitle=" + title + "\nteaser=" + teaser);

				

				var data=[];

				$(xml).find("story[id=1] > *").each(

					function(){

						if(1==this.nodeType)

						{

							data[this.nodeName]=this.firstChild.nodeValue;

						}

					}

				);

				var all="";

				for(var k in data)

				{

					all+="\n"+k+"="+data[k];

				}

				alert("all at once-"+all);

				

				//you can of course get the values from

				//data.title, data.teaser, etc OR data["title"], data["teaser"]

   

                 }

             }); //close $.ajax(

         }); //

        

    </script>
 

</body>

</html>

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