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April 2, 2002 - Converting XML to HTML

Yehuda Shiran April 2, 2002
Converting XML to HTML
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Yehuda Shiran, Ph.D.
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When the call to the Web service is successful, we need to reformat the response to an easy-to-read table. We first create an ActiveX control:

  var xmldoc=new ActiveXObject("MSXML2.DOMDocument.3.0");
We then set the asynchronous mode to false, requesting the XML file loading to finish before continuing on:

We load the XML file:

We then create another ActiveX control, xsldoc, into which we load the transformation specification stock.xsl:

  var xsldoc=new ActiveXObject("MSXML2.DOMDocument.3.0");
We transform the quotes DOMDocument object (xmldoc) with the transformation DOMDocument object (xsldoc), and put the result in the res DIV:

Learn more about consuming the StockQuote Web service from Column 105, Web Services, Part X: Consuming the StockQuote.