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Beginning XML. 5th Edition

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  • 864 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Dive into the key aspects of XML to deliver data on the web

From simple data transfers to providing multi–channeled content, there′s so much you can do with XML and this guide will get you started. It walks you through everything you need to know about this powerful language, including what it is, how it works, what technologies accompany it, and how you can apply it. You′ll quickly discover how to manipulate XML documents, store XML in databases, extract data, utilize web services, and even use it for web page and image display. With the help of a case study, you′ll even learn how to apply this information to give your programming a boost.

Beginning XML, 5th Edition

  • Covers the goals of XML and the rules for constructing it
  • Explores different techniques that help you verify that the XML is in the correct format
  • Shows how to work with XQuery to create new XML documents and query existing data
  • Explains how to retrieve data using DOM, XPath, and LINQ to XML
  • Examines programming techniques specifically designed to cope with large documents
  • Details how to present data for use by different systems
  • Demonstrates a realistic XML pipeline used in a publishing business

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that guides you through all the techniques involved.

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INTRODUCTION XXVII

PART I: INTRODUCING XML

CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS XML? 3

CHAPTER 2: WELL–FORMED XML 25

CHAPTER 3: XML NAMESPACES 53

PART II: VALIDATION

CHAPTER 4: DOCUMENT TYPE DEFINITIONS 83

CHAPTER 5: XML SCHEMAS 117

CHAPTER 6: RELAX NG AND SCHEMATRON 175

PART III: PROCESSING

CHAPTER 7: EXTRACTING DATA FROM XML 211

CHAPTER 8: XSLT 239

PART IV: DATABASES

CHAPTER 9: XQUERY 307

CHAPTER 10: XML AND DATABASES 341

PART V: PROGRAMMING

CHAPTER 11: EVENT–DRIVEN PROGRAMMING 403

CHAPTER 12: LINQ TO XML 451

PART VI: COMMUNICATION

CHAPTER 13: RSS, ATOM, AND CONTENT SYNDICATION 485

CHAPTER 14: WEB SERVICES 539

CHAPTER 15: SOAP AND WSDL 573

CHAPTER 16: AJAX 615

PART VII: DISPLAY

CHAPTER 17: XHTML AND HTML 5 649

CHAPTER 18: SCALABLE VECTOR GRAPHICS (SVG) 689

PART VIII: CASE STUDY

CHAPTER 19: CASE STUDY: XML IN PUBLISHING 727

APPENDIX A: ANSWERS TO EXERCISES 749

APPENDIX B: XPATH FUNCTIONS 773

APPENDIX C: XML SCHEMA DATA TYPES 797

INDEX 811

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Joe Fawcett is the head of software at Kaplan Financial and was one of the first Microsoft MVPs for XML.

Liam R. E. Quin is the W3C XML Activity Lead and Staff Contact for the XML Query Working Group, and the XSL–FO subgroup of the XSL Working Group.

Danny Ayers works for Talis on applications for their hosted semantic web platform.

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