Enterprise XML Clearly Explained

Enterprise XML Clearly Explained

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XML stands for Extensible Markup Language, which enables Web publishers and programmers to display information in ways that HTML cannot. XML lets programmers customize and adapt the language to best suit their needs, breaking free of current standards and the way browsers interpret code. Enterprise XML Clearly Explained covers implementing XML in enterprise applications, such as data warehousing, databases, electronic commerce, and simplification of data retrieval. The book is written in a style that keeps the reader interested in the content without inundating him or her with a tremendous amount of technical information. This book sets out to introduce the reader to the technology and how it can be practically implemented within the enterprise. Application developers and Webmasters will appreciate the way it covers XML as a professional tool for enterprise development instead of as another trend. This book is aimed at information systems professionals, including database administrators, IS managers, application developers, and Webmasters. It will also prove valuable to IS professionals interested in implementing XML at their companies.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 351 pages
  • 186 x 230 x 24mm | 539.78g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 012663355X
  • 9780126633559

About Robert Standefer

By Robert Standefer
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Table of contents

1 Introduction; Who Should Read this Book?; What You Need to Use this Book; A Bit of XML History; Acknowledgments; 2 XML Overview; What is XML?; Why XML?; Structuring XML; Linking with XML; Advanced XML Features; Summary; 3 XML Tools; Parsing Tools; XML Authoring Tools; Content Management Tools; Summary; 4 Applications of XML; Extensible Forms Description Language; Vector Markup Language; Mathematical Markup Language; Channel Definition Format; Summary; 5 Real-World XML; XML in the Web Browser; XML on the Server; Summary; 6 Developing XML-Enabled Applications; The Document Object Model; Programming XML; Summary; 7 XML in the Data Tier; The XML-Data Schema; XML as a Data Source; Oracle 8i and XML; Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and XML; Summary; 8 Case Study - DVDmdb.com; The Objective; The Database; The XML Documents; Publishing the Stories; Summary; Appendix A XML 1.0 Specification; Status of this Document; Abstract; Extensible Markup Language (XML); 1. Introduction; 2. Documents; 3. Logical Structures; 4. Physical Structures; 5. Conformance; 6. Notation; Appendix B Resource Description Framework; Status of this Document; Table of Contents; 1. Introduction ; 2. Basic RDF; 3. Containers; 4. Statements about Statements; 5. Formal Model for RDF; 6. Formal Grammar for RDF; 7. Examples; 8. Acknowledgments
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