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XML Basics Book CoverXML Basics

S. Banzal

ISBN: 9781683925460
Pub Date:  October 2020
Specs: 7 x 9   Paperback
Pages: 645
Price: $59.95


This book focuses on standards that are relevant to almost all developers working with XML. We investigate XML technologies that span a wide range of XML applications, not those that are relevant only within a few restricted domains. XML is not a programming language. It is a markup language; but it is successfully used by many programmers. The book also covers generic supporting technologies that have been layered on top of XML and are used across a wide range of XML applications. These technologies include XLinks, XSLT, Namespaces, Schemas, XHTML, RDDL, XPointers, XPath, SAX, and DOM.



1: Understanding XML. 2: XML Syntax. 3: Document Type Definition (DTD). 4: Namespaces. 5: Introduction to XHTML. 6: CSS Style Sheets. 7: XML Schema Basics. 8: XSL Basics. 9: XSLT Basics. 10: SOAP. 11: DOM Programming Interface. 12: SAX (Simple API for XML). 13: XPath. 14: Xlink, XQuery, XPointer. 15: XForms. 16: XSL-FO. 17: XML with Databases. 18: Web Services. Appendices. Glossary. Index.


Shashi Banzal is a university professor and has written several journal articles and books on the subjects of C++, networking, and microprocessors.