Difference between XElement and XDocument

 Posted by Ddd on 2/14/2011 | Category: LINQ Interview questions | Views: 7517 | Points: 40

Both are the classes defined by System.Xml.Linq namespace

XElement class
represents an XML fragment
XDocument class represents an entire XML document with all associated meta-data.


XDocument d = new XDocument(
new XComment("hello"),
new XElement("book",
new XElement("bookname", "ASP.NET"),
new XElement("authorname", "techmedia"),


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