YAML in Five Minutes

By Deane Barker on August 20, 2005

YamlInFiveMinutes: I mentioned YAML a couple of times in a prior post, and while looking for a good link, I found this little tutorial. It’s quite good, and, true to the title, it’s short — I think I got through it in four minutes.

YAML is so much nicer than XML for simple serialization of data. It’s much more human-readable. Rails (and Ruby itself) are very infatuated with YAML. You see it much more than XML in those frameworks.

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