DOM Advantages and Disadvantages
Advantages of DOM
- The file is parsed only once.
- High navigation abilities : This is the aim of the DOM design.
- Language and platform independent.
- It is traversable - Move back and forth in data.
- It is editable and dynamic.
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Disadvantages of DOM
- More memory needed since the XML tree is in memory.
- Operation Speed is Slower compared to SAX