Good instructions on how to use ElementTree to parse XML by Eli Bendersky.
Overall the blog “Life is Short – You Need Python” is really informative. Lot of great tips and tricks. He’s posted a simple case of parsing XML in python as an example. PDF: Simple and easy XML parsing with lxml _ life is short – you need Python!
An Introductory guide to the XML package for R-Project, written by Duncan Temple Lang
Besides the XML package, Omega Project for Statistical computing has a number of other R-Project packages that look very interesting, like KML, Python, and WordPress packages.
Step by step instructions on reading/parsing XML data using R-Project. from Informit.com written by Tobi Bosede