Deserializes a string in XML format to a ColdFusion object.

deserializeXML(string [,useCustomSerializer]); → returns any

This function requires Adobe ColdFusion 11 and up.  Not supported on Lucee, etc.

Argument Reference

string string

A string that needs to be deserialized.

useCustomSerializer boolean
Default: true

This identifies whether or not to use the custom serializer. The default value is true. The custom serializer will be always used for XML deserialization. If false, the XML/JSON deserialization will be done using the default ColdFusion behavior. If any other type is passed with useCustomSerializer as false, then TypeNotSupportedException will be thrown.

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Sample code invoking the deserializeXML function

<cfset value = deserializeXML(toString(xmlDoc.root.XMLChildren[i].XMLChildren[1]), true)> 

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