Convert XML to JSON using XSLT

With increasing use of separate services on the same data, the need for portable data formats aroused. XML was one of the first widely used, but lately JSON is blooming.

I don’t have a particular bias here, both serve well in appropriate environment, although JSON carrying the same data could result in about 20% size reduction.

So can they be interchangeable? Just recently, I needed to convert XML data into a JSON format for easier consumption on the client.

The fastest and (sometimes) easiest way to process XML to another format is XSLT.

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