A basic LINQ to XML Example

We are going to parse this xml file. A snippet of the file is here

xml file snippet

The code to parse the above xml file in LINQ to XML is below

            //Load the productstable.xml in memory
            XElement doc = XElement.Load(@"....books.xml");

            //Query xml doc
            var books = from book in doc.Descendants("book")
                           select book.Element("author");

            //Display details
            foreach (var book in books)
            {
                txtLinqToXml.AppendText(book.Value);
                txtLinqToXml.AppendText("n");
            }
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