XML stands for eXtensible Mark-up Language. This is a mark-up language which is easy to use to store and transfer the data between programs. XML has its own defined structure and main advantage of XML is that you can pull the data from a database and convert into XML and that XML can be given as input for any program to display it for easy processing. There is no need to download any software to test or practice XML because , the browser in your computer is enough to do so.
XML formats are used in many areas to display the data contained in XML format. Most used areas are Stocks, Mathematical Data, Scientific values and weather data and Financial Transactions