xmltodict VS xmldataset

Compare xmltodict vs xmldataset and see what are their differences.

xmltodict

Python module that makes working with XML feel like you are working with JSON (by martinblech)

xmldataset

xmldataset: xml parsing made easy 🗃️ (by spurin)
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xmltodict xmldataset
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0.0 0.0
2 months ago over 2 years ago
Python Python
MIT License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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xmltodict

Posts with mentions or reviews of xmltodict. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-03-28.
  • Top python libraries/ frameworks that you suggest every one
    15 projects | reddit.com/r/Python | 28 Mar 2022
    Nope, sorry, it's just an XML generator. The Python stdlib offers https://docs.python.org/3/library/xml.etree.elementtree.html and PyPI offers https://github.com/martinblech/xmltodict for parsing, and you could write CSV with csvwriter or pandas.
  • Like JQ, but for HTML
    21 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Sep 2021
    xmlstarlet is really nothing like jq, as a language. But yes, I use it because it is the best commandline xml processor I'd found. That's the only similarity to jq.

    Is this the yq? https://kislyuk.github.io/yq/ It does contain an 'xq', as a literal wrapper for jq, piping output into it after transcoding XML to JSON using xmltodict https://github.com/martinblech/xmltodict (which explodes xml into separate JSON data structures).

    This is a bash one-liner! But TBF it really is a 'jq for xml'. I think it would be horrible for some things, but you could also do a lot of useful things painlessly.

xmldataset

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What are some alternatives?

When comparing xmltodict and xmldataset you can also consider the following projects:

lxml - The lxml XML toolkit for Python

untangle - Converts XML to Python objects

MarkupSafe - Safely add untrusted strings to HTML/XML markup.

pyquery - A jquery-like library for python

selectolax - Python binding to Modest and Lexbor engines (fast HTML5 parser with CSS selectors).

xhtml2pdf - A library for converting HTML into PDFs using ReportLab

bleach - Bleach is an allowed-list-based HTML sanitizing library that escapes or strips markup and attributes

cssutils

gazpacho - 🥫 The simple, fast, and modern web scraping library

xidel - Command line tool to download and extract data from HTML/XML pages or JSON-APIs, using CSS, XPath 3.0, XQuery 3.0, JSONiq or pattern matching. It can also create new or transformed XML/HTML/JSON documents.