Xml Bible, 3rd Edition

Xml Bible, 3rd Edition

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Updated and better than ever, this more focused revision provides comprehensive coverage of XML to anyone with a basic understanding of HTML and Web servers. Featuring all-new examples, this book contains everything readers need to know to incorporate XML in their Web site plans, designs, and implementations. It continues expert Elliotte Rusty Harold's well-known track record for delivering the best XML guidance available. It includes coverage of the most recent XML 1.1 specification and the latest trends in XML Web publishing. The companion Web site includes additional examples and reference material found in previous editions that readers may find useful.
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Product details

  • Online resource | 1054 pages
  • 187.96 x 226.06 x 58.42mm | 1,542.21g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • w. figs.
  • 0764549863
  • 9780764549861

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If XML can do it, you can do it too ... If you're a Web developer, you've seen XML rocket to first place as the preferred data format for everything from stock trades to graphic design. In this tightly focused, fully updated guidebook, a top XML authority gives you a complete education in the technology. You'll learn to write documents in XML, validate them against DTDs and schemas, format them with CSS and XSL style sheets, and take advantage of their versatility. This book helps you to create top-flight Web sites without becoming a professional programmer. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of XML Discover how semantic tagging makes XML documents easier to maintain and develop than their HTML counterparts Post XML documents on Web servers in a form all users can read Use style sheets to convert XML to HTML for legacy browsers Include international characters in your documents, and merge different XML vocabularies with namespaces Build large documents from smaller parts using entities and Xinclude, and connect documents with XLinks and XPointers Gain a complete understanding of both CSS and XSL and how each is used with XML Explore practical applications of XML in Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), XHTML, RDDL, and the new application developed for genealogical data
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About Elliotte Rusty Harold

Elliotte Rusty Harold is an internationally respected writer, programmer, and educator, both on the Internet and off. He got his start writing FAQ lists for the Macintosh newsgroups on Usenet and has since branched out into books, Web sites, and newsletters. He's an adjunct professor of computer science at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York. His Cafe con Leche Web site at http://www.cafeconleche.org/ has become one of the most popular independent XML sites on the Internet. Elliotte is originally from New Orleans, to which he returns periodically in search of a decent bowl of gumbo. However, he currently resides in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn with his wife Beth, and his cats Charm (named after the quark) and Marjorie (named after his mother-in-law). When not writing books, he enjoys working on genealogy, mathematics, free software, and quantum mechanics. His previous books include The Java Developer's Resource, Java Network Programming, Java Secrets, JavaBeans, Java I/O, XML: Extensible Markup Language, XML in a Nutshell, Processing XML with Java, and Effective XML.
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Table of contents

Preface.Acknowledgments.Part I: Introducing XML.Chapter 1: An Eagle's Eye View of XML.Chapter 2: XML Applications.Chapter 3: Your First XML Document.Chapter 4: Structuring Data.Chapter 5: Attributes, Empty-Element Tags, and XSL.Chapter 6: Well-formedness.Part II: Document Type Definitions .Chapter 7: Validity.Chapter 8: Element Declarations.Chapter 9: Attribute Declarations.Chapter 10: Entity Declarations.Chapter 11: Namespaces.Part III: Style Languages.Chapter 12: CSS Style Sheets.Chapter 13: CSS Layouts.Chapter 14: CSS Text Styles.Chapter 15: XSL Transformations.Chapter 16: XSL Formatting Objects.Part IV: Supplemental Technologies.Chapter 17: XLinks.Chapter 18: XPointers.Chapter 19: XInclude.Chapter 20: Schemas.Part V: XML Applications.Chapter 21: XHTML.Chapter 22: Modular XHTML .Chapter 23: The Resource Directory Description Language.Chapter 24: Scalable Vector Graphics.Chapter 25: Designing a New XML Application.Index.
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