?
Solved

asp.net display data from xml response in html

Posted on 2012-03-28
1
Medium Priority
?
546 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-30
Hello Experts,

Lets say this is my XML response where the user requested two stock quotes from a rest based service (http://www.google.com/ig/api?stock=hd&stock=aapl):

<?xml version="1.0" ?>-
<xml_api_reply version="1">
  <finance module_id="0" tab_id="0" mobile_row="0" mobile_zipped="1" row="0" section="0">
    <symbol data="AAPL" />
    <company data="Apple Inc." />
    <exchange data="Nasdaq" />
    <last data="617.62" />
    <high data="621.45" />
    <low data="610.31" />
  </finance>
  <finance module_id="0" tab_id="0" mobile_row="0" mobile_zipped="1" row="0" section="0">
    <symbol data="HD" />
    <company data="The Home Depot, Inc." />
    <exchange data="NYSE" />
    <last data="49.91" />
    <high data="50.25" />
    <low data="49.60" />
  </finance>
</xml_api_reply>

code behind:

    // Create a new XmlDocument  
    XmlDocument doc = new XmlDocument();
    // Load data  
    doc.Load(xmldoc);
   
     // Get list of finance nodes  
     XmlNodeList nodes = doc.SelectNodes("*");  //what goes here to get list of finance nodes???
     //loop thru finance nodes and get all attributes and "data" values
     
        foreach (XmlNode node in nodes)
        {
           
            XmlAttributeCollection xmlAttrCollection = node.Attributes;
            foreach (XmlAttribute xmlAttrCol in xmlAttrCollection)
            {
                         
                //how do I build the html dynamically so that the code gets all the attribute names and data values except for the attributes in the finance element?
               //response could contain alot more attributes so can't hard code the attribute names
            }
        }

how can i programmatically build this html (or similar; taking suggestions on markup) so that if user inputs 1 stk symbol or 10 the code would build the html accordingly.

Sample html:
        <td>Company: HD     </div>    
        <div>Exchange: NYSE </div>        
        <div>High:    50.25     </div>        
        <div>Low:     49.60    </div>        
        <div>Last:      49.91   </div>

Thanks again!
0
Comment
Question by:j420exe1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
Lalit Chandra earned 1500 total points
ID: 37779374
You can use jquery for this.
Take a idea from the link below
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3957932/whats-the-best-way-to-parse-xml-response-in-ajax

Hope this will give you the idea.
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article is for Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) beginners. An Interface contains declarations of events, indexers, methods and/or properties. Any class which implements the Interface should provide the concrete implementation for each Inter…
Browsing the questions asked to the Experts of this forum, you will be amazed to see how many times people are headaching about monster regular expressions (regex) to select that specific part of some HTML or XML file they want to extract. The examp…
Have you created a query with information for a calendar? ... and then, abra-cadabra, the calendar is done?! I am going to show you how to make that happen. Visualize your data!  ... really see it To use the code to create a calendar from a q…
How to fix incompatible JVM issue while installing Eclipse While installing Eclipse in windows, got one error like above and unable to proceed with the installation. This video describes how to successfully install Eclipse. How to solve incompa…

719 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question