Type: Character encoding

Briefly explainedXML (eXtensible Markup Language) is a character encoding used for the transmission and storage of structured data. For example, data can be shared between different systems or documents can be structured and managed. XML is also used in e-commerce and news feeds.

XML is not a programming language in the classical sense, but a character encoding.

Known Companies that use XML:

  • eBay: E-commerce platform
  • Amazon: E-commerce platform
  • IBM: Data processing