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ASP Classic - Read XML File inner content

Hello, All;

Could someone please assist me in reading the inner parts of these nodes.
I can get all the other data, just not the count and views.

ASP Script
<%
   Set objXML = Server.CreateObject("MSXML2.DOMDocument.3.0")
   objXML.async = False
objXML.Load (Server.MapPath("test.xml"))

For Each xmlProduct In objXML.documentElement.selectNodes("/feed/entry")
     theTitle = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:title").text
     theDescr = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:description").text 
     Rating = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:community/media:starRating[@count]").text 
     statistics = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:community/media:statistics").text
	 Response.Write "<strong>"&Server.HTMLEncode(theTitle) & "</strong><br>"
	 Response.Write "<strong>"&Server.HTMLEncode(thedescr) & "</strong><br>"
	 Response.Write "<strong>"&Server.HTMLEncode(Rating) & "</strong><br>"   
	 Response.Write "<strong>"&Server.HTMLEncode(statistics) & "</strong><br><hr/>"  
Next 

Set objXML = Nothing  
%>

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XML Script
The two area's that I need to get the values from are
        <media:starRating count="92070"/>   (The count)
        <media:statistics views="2151299"/>  (The Views)
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<feed xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom">
  <entry>
    <media:group>
      <media:title>Title Here</media:title>
      <media:description>information here</media:description>
      <media:community>
        <media:starRating count="92070"/>
        <media:statistics views="2151299"/>
      </media:community>
    </media:group>
  </entry>

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Thanks, All
Carrzkiss
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Try taking the square brackets out of the XPath expression...

     Rating = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:community/media:starRating@count").text 

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I have a bunch of previous examples from similar questions here on ee.  See if my answer by example helps point you in the right direction.

://https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28354861/receive-XML-request-and-return-it-using-classic-ASP.html
You should set the SelectionNamespaces property first:
objXML.setProperty "SelectionNamespaces", "xmlns:media='http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/'"

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@Nitin
>> Shooting in pitch black dark!
What do you mean? I provided all the source code, for you to compile together in order to give a working example for your answer.
So, why would you come in and say: Shooting in pitch black dark.
The only whay that would be true, is if I would have provided just information and no source code.
I tested out your code as well, and it gave me an error.

Expected end of statement
/test/asp/test.asp, line 10
sCount = Rating.GetAttribute[0].text
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@mccarl
Your code gives me the following error.
Expected token 'eof' found '@'. media:group/media:community/media:starRating-->@<--count

@zc2
That is fine, in the actual project, that it already set.
I am wanting to find out how to get the COUNT and the VIEWS at this moment.

@Scott.
I will check out the link you provided.
@Scott.
I looked at your code, and could not make sense of it. Sorry.

I tried this.

 set Rating = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:community/media:starRating")
  sCount = Rating.Item(0).getAttribute("count")

It gives me the following error.
Object doesn't support this property or method: 'Rating.Item'

So, with the newly found knowledge from trying that.
I took the example from Nitin
And change the [] to ()
sCount = Rating.Attributes(0).text

And it worked.
I am good to go on this one.
I have to add one last thing here.
I had to SET the Variable.

     set Rating = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:community/media:starRating")
	 sCount = Rating.Attributes(0).text
     set Stats = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:community/media:statistics")
	 sStats = Stats.Attributes(0).text
	 Response.Write "<strong>"&Server.HTMLEncode(sCount) & "</strong><br>"   
	 Response.Write "<strong>"&Server.HTMLEncode(sStats) & "</strong><br><hr/>"  

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Have a good one all.
Wayne
Shooting in pitch black dark!

NEVER EVER do I say such things to others. I say it to myself.
Sorry, I was not on my game before, you need a forward slash too...

     Rating = xmlProduct.selectSingleNode("media:group/media:community/media:starRating/@count").text 

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Be careful with the code that you have posted, in case the there can be more than one attribute on the starRating element and "count" is not the first one.
@Nitin.
No problem, I was able to use your code, with some tweaking.

@mccarl.
I will test later on.
Right now, I have a working code.