XML How to Program

XML How to Program

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For XML programming courses and Internet/Web programming courses focusing on XML in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, and Business Departments.

This new book in the Deitels'How to Program series is a comprehensive guide to programming in XML. It teaches students how to use XML to create customized tags and includes several chapters that address standard custom markup languages for science and technology, multimedia, commerce, and other fields. The authors include a concise introduction to Java, providing students with the essentials of this programming language to enable them to work effectively with XML. The book also includes cutting edge topics such as XQL, SMIL and VoiceXML as well as a real-world e-Commerce case study. A complete chapter on Web-accessibility that addresses VoiceXML is also included.
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  • Paperback | 1008 pages
  • 179 x 230 x 32mm | 1,382g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • w. numerous one-col. figs.
  • 0130284173
  • 9780130284174

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http: //www.pearson.com/deitel(TM) introduction to
XML-based systemds development. This new book by the world's leading programming-language textbook authors carefully explains XML-based systems development, including programming multi-tier, client/server, databaseoriented, Internet and World-Wide-Web-based applications.

Dr. Harvey M. Deitel and Paul J. Deitel are the principals of Deitel & Associates, Inc., the internationally recognized corporate training and content-creation organization specializing in Java(TM), C++, C, C#, Visual Basic(R), XML, Python, Perl, ASP, Internet, World Wide Web and object technologies. The Deitels are also the authors of the world's #1 Java and C++ textbooks, Java How to Program, 3/e and C++ How to Program, 3/e.

In XML How to Program, the Deitels and their colleagues, Tern R. Nieto, Ted Lin and Praveen Sadhu discuss topics you need to build complete, working XML-based systems including:

HTML/XHTML(TM)/CSS(TM) DTD/Schema/Parsers DOM(TM) (Document Object Model) SAX 1/SAX 2 (Simple API for XML) XPath/XLink/Namespaces XBase/Xlnclude/XPointer/XSL(TM) XSLT/XSL(TM) Formatting Objects Perl/CGI/Active Server Pages Java Servlets/Topic Maps SVG(TM) (Scalable Vector Graphics)/X3D WML (Wireless Markup Language) WAI(TM) (Web Accessibility Initiative) XForms/Cocoon/VoiceXML(TM) MathML(TM)/OpenMath/XBRL/SMIL(TM) CML (Chemical ML)/BML (Bean ML) Intros to BizTalk(TM)/SOAP(TM)/CDF/RDF XML How to Program includes extensive pedagogic features:

Hundreds of "live-code" programs with screen captures that show exact outputs Extensive World Wide Web and Internet resources to encourage further research Programming tips, recommended practices and cautions-all marked with icons XML How to Program is the centerpiece of a complete family of resources for teaching and learning how to build real, working XML-based systems, including Web sites (www.deitel.com and http: //www.pearson.com/deitel ) with the book's code examples and other information for faculty, students and professionals; optional interactive CDROM ( XML Multimedia Cyber Classroom ) containing thousands of hyperlinks, text search, audio walkthroughs of the hundreds of code examples and solutions to about half the exercises in the book-and e-mail access to the authors at deitel@deitel.com

For information on worldwide corporate on-site seminars and Webbased training offered by Deitel & Associates, Inc., visit: www.deitel.com

For information on current and forthcoming Deitel/Prentice Hall publications including How to Program Series books, Multimedia Cyber Classrooms, Complete Training Courses (that include Deitel books and Cyber Classrooms) and Web-Based Training Courses please see the last few pages of this book.
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Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with Objectives, an Outline, and an Introduction and ends with a Summary, Terminology, a summary of all the programming tips in the chapter, Self-Review Exercises, Self-Review Exercise Answers, and Exercises.)

1. Introduction to the Internet and World Wide Web.

Introduction. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). History of the Internet. History of the World Wide Web. Future of Computing. History of SGML. XML and XML How to Program. A Tour of the Book. W3C XML Resources. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

2. Introduction to HyperText Markup Language 4: Part I.

Introduction. Markup Languages. Editing HTML. Common Elements. Headers. Linking. Images. Special Characters and More Line Breaks. Unordered Lists. Nested and Ordered Lists. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

3. Introduction to HyperText Markup Language 4: Part II.

Introduction. Basic HTML Tables. Intermediate HTML Tables and Formatting. Basic HTML Forms. More Complex HTML Forms. Internal Linking. Creating and Using Image Maps. Tags. frameset Element. Nested framesets. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

4. Cascading Style Sheets (TM) (CSS).

Introduction. Inline Styles. Creating Style Sheets with the style Element. Conflicting Styles. Linking External Style Sheets. Positioning Elements. Backgrounds. Element Dimensions. Text Flow and the Box Model. User Style Sheets. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

5. Creating Markup with XML.

Introduction. Introduction to XML Markup. Parsers and Well-Formed XML Documents. Parsing an XML Document with msxml. Characters. Markup. CDATA Sections. XML Namespaces. Case Study: A Day Planner Application. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

6. Document Type Definition (DTD).

Introduction. Parsers, Well-Formed and Valid XML Documents. Document Type Declaration. Element Type Declarations.

Attribute Declarations. Attribute Types. Conditional Sections. Whitespace Characters. Case Study: Writing a DTD for the Day Planner Application. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

7. Schemas.

Introduction. Schema vs. DTDs. Microsoft XML Schema: Describing Elements. Microsoft XML Schema: Describing Attributes. Microsoft XML Schema: Data Types. W3C XML Schema. Case Study: Writing a Microsoft XML Schema for the Day Planner Application. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

8. Document Object Model (DOM (TM)).

Introduction. DOM Implementations. DOM with JavaScript. Setup. DOM Components. Creating Nodes. Traversing the DOM. Case Study: Modifying the Day Planner Application to Use the DOM. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

9. Simple API for XML (SAX).

Introduction. DOM vs. SAX. SAX-Based Parsers. Setup. Events. Example: Tree Diagram. Case Study: Using SAX with the Day Planner Application. SAX 2.0. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

10. Case Study: XmlMessenger Program.

Introduction. Setup. Overview: Server Side of XmlMessenger. Implementation: Server Side of XmlMessenger. Overview: Client Side of XmlMessenger. Implementation: Client Side of XmlMessenger.

11. XML Path Language (XPath).

Introduction. Nodes. Location Paths. Node-Set Operators and Functions. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

12. XSL: Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT).

Introduction. Setup. Templates. Creating Elements and Attributes. Iteration and Sorting. Conditional Processing. Copying Nodes. Combining Stylesheets. Variables. Case Study: XSLT and XPath. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

13. XSL: Extensible Stylesheet Language Formatting Objects.

Introduction. Setup. Examples of XSL Formatting-Object Documents. Lists. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

14. XLink, XPointer, XInclude and XBase.

Introduction. XML Linking Language (XLink).

XLink and DTDs. XML Pointer Language (XPointer). XML Inclusions (XInclude). XML Base (XBase). Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

15. Case Study: Message Forum with Active Server Pages.

Introduction. Setup and Message Forum Documents. Forum Navigation. Adding Forums. Forum XML Documents. Posting Messages. Other HTML Documents. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

16. Server-Side Java Programming.

Introduction. Cocoon. Extensible Server Pages (XSP). Case Study: A Wireless Online Bookstore. Jakarta Tomcat Setup. WAP and WML: Client-Side Documents. Java Servlets. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

17. Perl and XML: A Web-Based Message Forums Application.

Introduction. Perl and XML. Setup. Displaying the Forums using XML::Parser. Using XML::DOM to Add Forums and Messages. Alterations for Non-XSL Browsers. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

18. Accessibility.

Introduction. Providing Alternatives for Multimedia Content. Maximizing Readability by Focusing on Structure. Accessibility in HTML Tables. Accessibility in HTML Frames. Accessibility in XML. Using Voice Synthesis and Recognition with VoiceXML (TM). JAWS (R) for Windows. Other Accessibility Tools. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

19. XHTML and XForms.

Introduction. XHTML. XForms. Extended Forms Architecture (XFA). Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

20. Custom Markup Languages: Part I.

Introduction. Mathematical Markup Language (MathML). OpenMath. Chemical Markup Language (CML). Wireless Markup Language (WML). Geography Markup Language (GML). Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL). Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). Bean Markup Language (BML). Extensible 3D Language (X3D). Additional Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

21. Custom Markup Languages: Part II.

Introduction. Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL). Bank Internet Payment System (BIPS). Electronic Business XML (ebXML). Visa XML Invoice Specification. Commerce XML (cXML). LegalXML. NewsML. Open eBook Publication Structure. Extensible User Interface Language (XUL). Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

22. XML Technologies and Applications.

Introduction. XML Query Language (XQL). Directory Services Markup Language (DSML). Resource Definition Framework (RDF). XML Topic Maps (XTM). Virtual HyperGlossary (VHG). Channel Definition Format (CDF). Information and Content Exchange (ICE) Protocol. Rich Site Summary (RSS). Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P). Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol (BXXP). XML Digital Signatures. Extensible Rights Markup Language (XrML). XML Metadata Interchange (XMI). W3C's XML Protocol. XMAL.

23. Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) and Microsoft BizTalk (TM).

Introduction. Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP). Microsoft BizTalk. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

24. Bonus Chapter: Introduction to Scripting with VBScript (R).

Introduction. Operators. Data Types and Control Structures. VBScript Functions. VBScript Example Programs. Arrays. String Manipulation. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

25. Bonus Chapter: Introduction to Active Server Pages (ASP).

Introduction. How Active Server Pages Work. Client-Side Scripting versus Server-Side Scripting. Using Personal Web Server and Internet Information Server. Active Server Page Objects. A Simple ASP Example. Server-Side ActiveX Components. File System Objects. Session Tracking and Cookies. Databases, SQL, Microsoft UDA and ADO. Accessing a Database from an Active Server Page. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

26. Bonus Chapter: Introduction to Perl Programming.

Introduction. Perl. String Processing and Regular Expressions. Viewing Client/Server Environment Variables. Form Processing and Business Logic. Server-Side Includes. Verifying a Username and Password. Using ODBC to Connect to a Database. Cookies and Perl. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

27. Bonus Chapter: Introduction to Java 2 Programming.

Introduction. Java Keywords, Primitive Data Types and Class Libraries. Command-Line Java Applications. Arrays. Class Vector. Graphical User Interfaces: A Windowed Application with JFrames and Event Handling. Graphical User Interfaces: Event Handling with Inner Classes. Graphical User Interfaces: Miscellaneous Components. Graphical User Interfaces: Layout Managers. Graphical User Interfaces: Customizing a Component and Introducing Graphics. Multithreading. Networking with Sockets and Streams. Enhancing a Web Server with Servlets. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.

Appendix A: HTML Special Characters.

Appendix B: HTML Colors.

Appendix C: ASCII Character Set.

Appendix D: Operator Precedence Charts.

Appendix E: Number Systems.

Introduction. Abbreviating Binary Numbers as Octal Numbers and Hexadecimal Numbers. Converting Octal Numbers and Hexadecimal Numbers to Binary Numbers. Converting from Binary, Octal, or Hexadecimal to Decimal. Converting from Decimal to Binary, Octal, or Hexadecimal. Negative Binary Numbers: Two's Complement Notation.

Appendix F: Career Resources.

Introduction. On-Line Career Services. Career Opportunities for Employees. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.


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About Harvey M. Deitel

Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, CEO of Deitel & Associates, Inc., has 40 years experience in the computing field including extensive industry and academic experience. He is one of the world's leading computer science instructors and seminar presenters. Dr. Deitel earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Boston University. He worked on the pioneering virtual memory operating systems projects at IBM and MIT that developed techniques widely implemented today in systems like UNIX, Linux and Windows NT. He has 20 years of college teaching experience including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel & Associates, Inc. with Paul J. Deitel. He is author or co-author of several dozen books and multimedia packages and is currently writing many more. With translations published in Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Elementary Chinese, Advanced Chinese, Korean, French, Polish, Portuguese and Italian, Dr. Deitel's texts have earned international recognition. Dr. Deitel has delivered professional seminars internationally to major corporations, government organizations and various branches of the military.

Paul J. Deitel, Executive Vice President of Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management where he studied Information Technology. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc. he has delivered Java, C, C++ and Internet and World Wide Web courses for industry clients including Compaq, Sun Microsystems, White Sands Missile Range, Rogue Wave Software, Computervision, Stratus, Fidelity, Cambridge Technology Partners, Boeing, Lucent Technologies, Adra Systems, Entergy, CableData Systems, NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, the National Severe Storm Laboratory, IBM and many other organizations. He has lectured on C++ and Java for the Boston Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, and has taught satellite-based Java courses through a cooperative venture of Deitel & Associates, Inc., Prentice Hall and the Technology Education Network. He and his father, Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, are the world's best-selling Computer Science textbook authors.

Tem R. Nieto, Director of Product Development with Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied engineering and computing. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc. he has delivered courses for industry clients including Sun Microsystems, Compaq, EMC, Stratus, Fidelity, Art Technology, Progress Software, Toys "R" Us, Operational Support Facility of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Nynex, Motorola, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banyan, Schlumberger, University of Notre Dame, NASA, various military installations and many others. He has co-authored several books and multimedia packages with the Deitels and has contributed to virtually every Deitel & Associates, Inc. publication.

Ted M. Lin is a senior at Carnegie Mellon University where he is double majoring in computer science and electrical/computer engineering. He enjoys building Web sites and internet applications involving leading-edge technologies.

Praveen Sadhu is a graduate student at Northeastern University majoring in engineering software design. He received his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Hyderabad, India.
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