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New Perspectives on XML, Comprehensive 3rd Edition

Patrick Carey, Sasha Vodnik

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2007
  • 768 Pages


Updated to teach the most current XML standards, this book uses real-world case studies and a practical, step-by-step approach to teach XML.

Patrick Carey, Westminster Kingsway College

Mr. Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Today, Mr. Carey has authored or co-authored more than 20 leading academic and trade texts for the software industry.

Sasha Vodnik,

Sasha Vodnik is a web developer and author with over 15 years of experience creating web content and writing about it. He enjoys the challenge of keeping on top of the fast-changing landscape of the modern web, as well as explaining how to write clean, powerful code in languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and XML.
  • XML tutorials updated to cover validating both within an editor and within the latest versions of multiple browsers.
  • Expanded coverage of basic and advanced schema concepts with increased hands-on instruction, including converting a DTD to a schema.
  • New case scenarios in tutorials and exercises.
  • New pedagogical features have been added, including Visual Overviews, ProSkills boxes, ProSkills exercises, and Key Steps.
  • Includes ten tutorials and five appendices - perfect for a semester-long introductory course on XML.
  • Covers XML syntax to create valid, well-formed documents and shows how to work with namespaces to create documents combining several XML vocabularies.
  • Gives a thorough lesson on Schemas in Tutorial 4 including employing multiple schemas in large document structures.
  • Shows students how to work with several standard XML vocabularies, including XHTML, MathML, and RSS.
  • Provides cross-browser solutions to programming with the W3C document object model.
Tutorial 1: Creating an XML Document.
Tutorial 2: Validating an XML Document.
Tutorial 3: Working with Basic Schemas.
Tutorial 4: Working with Advanced Schemas.
Tutorial 5: Working with XSLT and XPath.
Tutorial 6: Working with XSLT Functional Programming.
Tutorial 7: Creating Element Groups.
Tutorial 8: Combining XML and PHP.
Tutorial 9: Working with XML and Databases.
Tutorial 10: Using XML with Mobile Devices.
Appendix A: Installing Exchanger Lite.
Appendix B: XSLT Elements and Attributes.
Appendix C: XPath Reference.
Appendix D: DTD Reference.
Appendix E: XML Schema Reference.
Appendix F: Regular Expressions Reference.
Appendix G: XML and CSS.
Appendix H: Installing XAMPP.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781305724952
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