XML is everywhere and developers come into contact with it both within applications and as the glue binding systems together. This session shares tips and trips about manipulating XML, including namespaces, XML Schemas, XSLT & XQuery. Everything that the well read developer needs to understand about the lingua franca of modern day computer systems. The session will talk about how to craft, parse and transfor XML efficiently. We will also discuss Oracle NXSD which allows non-XML formats to be processed as though they were XML.