This allows you to take full advantage of the new features introduced in this release. Xml Text Reader provides forward-only, read-only access to a stream of XML data.
This class implements Xml Reader and conforms to the W3C Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 and the Namespaces in XML recommendations.
Note: In the dnprdnext release, the recommended practice is to create Xml Reader instances using the erload: System. The reader is advanced using any of the read methods and properties reflect the value of the current node.
For more information, see Validating XML Data with Xml Reader.
To read XML data from an Xml Document, use Xml Node Reader.
Xml Text Reader provides the following functionality: Because the Xml Text Reader does not perform the extra checks required for data validation, it provides a fast well-formedness parser.
To perform data validation, use a validating Xml Reader.
The following are things to consider when using the Xml Text Reader class.