The haxe.xml.Fast API helps providing a fast dot-syntax access to the most common Xml methods.


new (x:Xml)


read onlyatt:AttribAccess

Access to a given attribute.

An exception is thrown if the attribute doesn't exists. Use has to check the existence of an attribute.

var f = new haxe.xml.Fast(Xml.parse("<user name='Mark'></user>"));
var user = f.node.user;
if ( {
	trace(; // Mark

read onlyhas:HasAttribAccess

Check the existence of an attribute with the given name.

read onlyhasNode:HasNodeAccess

Check the existence of a sub node with the given name.

var f = new haxe.xml.Fast(Xml.parse("<user><age>31</age></user>"));
var user = f.node.user;
if (user.hasNode.age) {
	trace(user.node.age.innerData); // 31

read onlynode:NodeAccess

Access to the first sub element with the given name.

An exception is thrown if the element doesn't exists. Use hasNode to check the existence of a node.

var fast = new haxe.xml.Fast(Xml.parse("<user><name>John</name></user>"));
var user = fast.node.user;
var name =;
trace(name.innerData); // John

// Uncaught Error: Document is missing element password
var password = user.node.password;

read onlynodes:NodeListAccess

Access to the List of elements with the given name.

var fast = new haxe.xml.Fast(Xml.parse("<users>
		<user name='John'/>
		<user name='Andy'/>
		<user name='Dan'/>

var users = fast.node.users;
for(user in users.nodes.user) {

read onlyx:Xml

The current corresponding Xml node.