I am using the exact example from W3C at http://www.w3schools.com/xml/xml_to_html.asp and it does not seem to work. It seems to break at the 'xmlhttp.send()' line. The html document is:

Code:
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<script>
if (window.XMLHttpRequest)
  {// code for IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari
  xmlhttp=new XMLHttpRequest();
  }
else
  {// code for IE6, IE5
  xmlhttp=new ActiveXObject("Microsoft.XMLHTTP");
  }
xmlhttp.open("GET","cd_catalog.xml",false);
xmlhttp.send();
xmlDoc=xmlhttp.responseXML; 

document.write("<table border='1'>");
var x=xmlDoc.getElementsByTagName("CD");
for (i=0;i<x.length;i++)
  { 
  document.write("<tr><td>");
  document.write(x[i].getElementsByTagName("ARTIST")[0].childNodes[0].nodeValue);
  document.write("</td><td>");
  document.write(x[i].getElementsByTagName("TITLE")[0].childNodes[0].nodeValue);
  document.write("</td></tr>");
  }
document.write("</table>");
</script>

</body>
</html>
The xml document is:
Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<!-- Edited by XMLSpy® -->
<CATALOG>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Empire Burlesque</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Bob Dylan</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Columbia</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>10.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1985</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Hide your heart</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Bonnie Tyler</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>CBS Records</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>9.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1988</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Greatest Hits</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Dolly Parton</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>RCA</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>9.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1982</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Still got the blues</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Gary Moore</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Virgin records</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>10.20</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1990</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Eros</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Eros Ramazzotti</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>EU</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>BMG</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>9.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1997</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>One night only</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Bee Gees</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Polydor</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>10.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1998</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Sylvias Mother</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Dr.Hook</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>CBS</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.10</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1973</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Maggie May</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Rod Stewart</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Pickwick</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.50</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1990</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Romanza</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Andrea Bocelli</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>EU</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Polydor</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>10.80</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1996</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>When a man loves a woman</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Percy Sledge</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Atlantic</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.70</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1987</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Black angel</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Savage Rose</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>EU</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Mega</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>10.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1995</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>1999 Grammy Nominees</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Many</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Grammy</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>10.20</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1999</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>For the good times</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Kenny Rogers</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Mucik Master</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.70</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1995</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Big Willie style</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Will Smith</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Columbia</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>9.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1997</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Tupelo Honey</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Van Morrison</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Polydor</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.20</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1971</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Soulsville</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Jorn Hoel</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>Norway</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>WEA</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>7.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1996</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>The very best of</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Cat Stevens</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Island</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1990</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Stop</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Sam Brown</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>A and M</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1988</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Bridge of Spies</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>T'Pau</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Siren</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>7.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1987</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Private Dancer</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Tina Turner</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Capitol</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1983</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Midt om natten</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Kim Larsen</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>EU</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Medley</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>7.80</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1983</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Pavarotti Gala Concert</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Luciano Pavarotti</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>DECCA</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>9.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1991</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>The dock of the bay</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Otis Redding</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Atlantic</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>7.90</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1987</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Picture book</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Simply Red</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>EU</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>Elektra</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>7.20</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1985</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Red</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>The Communards</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>UK</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>London</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>7.80</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1987</YEAR>
	</CD>
	<CD>
		<TITLE>Unchain my heart</TITLE>
		<ARTIST>Joe ****er</ARTIST>
		<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
		<COMPANY>EMI</COMPANY>
		<PRICE>8.20</PRICE>
		<YEAR>1987</YEAR>
	</CD>
</CATALOG>
In both IE and Chrome, the page does not render as expected (blank page).