YAML: YAML Ain't Markup Language. YAML is a human friendly data serialization standard for all programming languages. In some cases it can also refer to YAML: Yet Another Multicolumn Layout. An open source CSS framework. See http://www.yaml.de

For YAML the data serialization standard visit: http://www.yaml.org/

For YAML the CSS framework visit: http://www.yaml.de/

Wiki link - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YAML


  • Its familiar indented outline and lean appearance make it especially suited for tasks where humans are likely to view or edit data structures, such as configuration files, dumping during debugging, and document headers.
  • Although well-suited for hierarchical data representation, it also has a compact syntax for relational data as well.
  • A major part of its accessibility comes from eschewing the use of enclosures like quotation marks, brackets, braces, and open/close-tags, which can be hard for the human eye to balance in nested hierarchies.

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