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JSON vs XML

JSON: JavaScript Object Notation XML: eXtensible Markup Language
data-oriented document-oriented
Types Number, Array, Boolean, String, Object and Null All string
Data JSON Objects are typed XML data is typeless
Simplicity of read/ write shorter & faster, no end tag
Easy to learn
Capability to display No Yes,

capable to display data because it is a markup language

Support array
secured more
Human readable more
Datatype support only text and number text, number, images, charts, graphs etc.

Also, XML offers options for transferring the format/structure of the data with actual data

Parsed by a standard JavaScript function into ready-to-use JavaScript object An XML parser
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