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Thread: [PHP / XML] Super-basic question

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    [PHP / XML] Super-basic question

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to write a really simple XML database application that adds form input from a page into an XML file. I've done some XML parsing in PHP before, but my question is mainly, what's the easiest/most appropriate way to add to XML from form inputs? Do you read in the existing XML, add to it, and rewrite the file?

    Like I said, I have experience in parsing and getting a data structure, but what I'm not sure about yet is how to add to / update an XML file. Can anyone point out a specific example, tutorial or library? Thanks in advance!!

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    I`m naff with XML so I`m just curious, why would you choose and XML file over a DB such as MySQL or MSSQL ?

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