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Matthew Lesko

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Matthew Lesko

  • XML Building / Parsing / Traversing Speed In ColdFusion

    Posted on Sep 9, 2008 at 12:44 PM

    @Ben Using XOM you don't deal with the SAX API. Instead you use XOM's API which is similar to how Coldfusion works with XML, but has the advantage of being backed by SAX parser instead, which is more memory efficient than the DOM parser CF is using.... read more »

  • XML Building / Parsing / Traversing Speed In ColdFusion

    Posted on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:36 PM

    CF XML processing is slow and memory intensive because it uses a DOM processor (Xerces), which has to represent the entire document in memory to work with it. My preferred alternative is XOM (http://www.xom.nu/), which provides a very nice API atop a SAX processor instead, which is considerably fast... read more »