Articles Written by Tom Archer - MSFT

Loading Blowfish-Encrypted Data Into an MSXML2 DOM Object

Learn how to use helper functions that (by utilizing a popular Blowfish class) open and decrypt an XML file in memory and then load that memory—without writing it to disk—into a DOM object.

Reading XML Files with the XmlTextReader Class, Part 2

In this follow-up article to learning how to use the XmlTextReader to enumerate the nodes of an XML file, Tom Archer illustrates how to skip non-content and whitespace nodes and how to locate and read attribute values.

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