News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Enrico Zimuel's Blog:
XML to JSON in PHP an odyssey
May 03, 2011 @ 12:05:09

Enrico Zimuel as a new post to his blog today talking about his exploration of a Zend Framework bug related to the JSON handling of the Zend_Json component. The issue was related to the conversion of XML to JSON but it only happened in specific instances.

As you can see the bar value, of the a element [in the example code], is not represented in JSON. This issue comes also with other XML documents, and in general when an XML node has a single character data child, any attributes are lost.

In tracking down the issue, he followed a lead through a possible SimpleXML issue and, with some further testing, found a simple, non-Zend Framework script to behave the same way. It dropped the "bar" value of the example XML from the object's return value. To get around this bug, he created a new conversion algorithm that redefined the _processXML method in Zend_Json to work with the Zend_Json_Expr functionality to parse things more correctly. If you can't wait for the next release to get it into your codebase, you can grab the code from his post.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
zendframework xml json simplexml custom


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Travis Swicegood's Blog: Quick review of Zend_Log

AnyExample.com: Making XML/XSLT driven site using PHP

Daniel Cousineau's Blog: Netbeans Code Completion and your Zend_View

Matthew Weir O'Phinney's Blog: Burlington PHP Tonight

Padraic Brady's Blog: The PHPSpec Zend Framework App Testing Manifesto: ZF Integration


Community Events











Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


facebook project hhvm podcast release introduction unittest language example security application component database hack install symfony2 framework performance package composer

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework