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[ xml_node->firstChild ]


The [xml_node->firstChild] method returns the first child element of the given node in its entirety. 

The returned object has the type xml_element.

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To retrieve the first child element of an xml_node

This example uses the [xml_node->firstChild] method to retrieve the "data" element of the "month" node.


var(aMonth = xml('<month>
        <date type="lastDay">31</date>
</month>') )



   <date type="lastDay">31</date>

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