Parsing a Data Structure

You can convert a Data Structure XML document into a PHP array by using the function \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Utility\GeneralUtility::xml2array(). The reverse transformation is achieved using \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Utility\GeneralUtility::array2xml_cs().

If the Data Structure uses referenced sheets, for example


additional operations must be performed to resolve the sheets content:

$treeDat = \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Utility\GeneralUtility::xml2array($inputCode);
$treeDat = \TYPO3\CMS\Core\Utility\GeneralUtility::resolveAllSheetsInDS($treeDat);

This will produce the following debug output:

Debug output in extdeveval

Debug output produced by extdeveval