How To Convert XSD into Array Using PHP

In this tutorial, I will describe how to convert xsd into an associative array. I had googled for this but unfortunately – I did not find a useful answer.
Here, I am sharing my thoughts, How to find an array from an XSD file, since there is no method in PHP to directly parse XSD file into an Array-like XML file. So I have used a trick to convert XSD into xml file and then into an array.

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Convert XSD into an array Using PHP

We’ll follow the following steps to converts XSD into the array.

Step 1: Load xsd file using php load() into document domain.

Step 2: Save xsd file as an xml file.

Step 3: Generate xml as a string and remove xsd prefix.

Finally, We have converted XSD into an XML file, Let’s use the XML lib function of PHP to get an array.

Step 4: Load xml string and convert into array.

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