By David Fekke
January 17th, 2011
Adobe released a new prerelease of the Spry Ajax framework today. One of the things included in this release is a DataSet Explorer. Spry uses the xpath to flatten XML into JSON array structures that are used by the framework to display the data in a HTML format, such as tables.
This Explorer tool makes it easier to introspect the XML, and how nodes are named by the framework. It is like having a CFDUMP tag for Ajax. The DataSetExplorer file is in the "samples/DataSetExplorer.html" path in the zip file.
Here is an example of a XML file I passed into the tool;
var (REPEATING NODE)