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Submission + - The ins and outs of picking the best XML Parser

An anonymous reader writes: Do you know how to select the best XML Parser for your project? Even developers who are very knowledgeable on advanced XML matters can lack a firm understanding of the fundamentals. To ensure a solid foundation, this article covers the most basic XML service: parsing. It introduces the various approaches to parsing and highlights their pros and cons.

Submission + - A DOS Batch for backing-up a MS SQL Database

netwatcher806 writes: "Here is a DOS batch written for backing-up a Microsoft SQL Database ( It was tested on Windows XP. It should also run on Windows 2000. I hope that you'll find this piece of code useful in backing-up your MS SQL Databases. Please feel free to download and test this DOS batch. The code was written by a very good friend of me, who wants to remain anonymous."

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