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Read XML File & Bind Data to Gridview in using C#, VB.NET

Apr 22, 2015

Here I will explain how to read xml file and bind xml data to gridview in using or read and bind data to gridview from xml file in using c#,


In previous articles I explained read xml node values and bind data to gridview, change gridview row background color conditionally in, Show sum of gridview column values in footer in and many articles relating gridview and xml in using Now i will explain how how to read xml file and bind xml data to gridview in using

In one situation I got requirement like read data from xml file and display it on webpage. My XML File Name as “Sample.xml” and that would contains data like this

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
    <Job>Team Leader</Job>
    <Job>Software Developer</Job>
    <Job>Business Analyst</Job>

Now I need to get values from this xml file and bind that data to gridview for that write following code in your aspx page like this 

<html xmlns="">
<head id="Head1" runat="server">
<title>Read Data from XML and Bind Data to gridview in</title>
<form id="form1" runat="server">
<asp:GridView ID="gvDetails" runat="server">
<HeaderStyle BackColor="#df5015" Font-Bold="true" ForeColor="White" />

Now add following namespaces in codebehind

C# Code

using System;
using System.Data;

Once we add namespaces now add following code in code behind

protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
if (!IsPostBack)
//Bind Data to Gridview
// This method is used to get xml node values and bind to gridview
protected void GetXMLData()
DataSet ds = new DataSet();
gvDetails.DataSource = ds;


Imports System.Web.UI.WebControls
Imports System.Data
Partial Class VBCode
Inherits System.Web.UI.Page
Private attempts As Integer
Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
If Not IsPostBack Then
'Bind Data to Gridview
End If
End Sub
' This method is used to get xml node values and bind to gridview
Protected Sub GetXMLData()
Dim ds As New DataSet()
gvDetails.DataSource = ds
End Sub
End Class


Read XML File & Bind Data to Gridview in using C#, VB.NET
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Anonymous said...

how can bind complex xml to gridview with custom view can you write article for that

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