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XML Demystified

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ISBN-10: 0072262109

ISBN-13: 9780072262100

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ken Davidson, Jim Keogh

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Written in non-technical language, this book covers the details of the language and demonstrates using real-world examples, and how to build an XML application from start to finish.
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 221
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction
XML: An Inside Look
XML: In the Beginning
What Is XML?
Why Is XML Such a Big Deal?
Document Type Definitions
Where to Place the DTD
Reading an XML Document
Why Are Corporations Switching to XML?
Web Services
Looking Ahead
Quiz
Creating an XML Document
Identifying Information
Creating XML Markup Tags
Parent...Parent/Child...Child
Creating a Document Type Definition
Creating an XML Document
Attributes
Comments
Entities
Processing Instructions
CDATA Sections
Looking Ahead
Quiz
Document Type Definitions
Types of Document Type Definition
External Document Type Definition
Shared Document Type Definition
Element Declarations
Specifying the Number of Occurrences in an Element
Optional Child Elements
Grouping Elements
EMPTY and ANY Elements
Naming Elements
Attribute Declarations
Entity Declarations
Looking Ahead
Quiz
XML Schema
Inside an XML Schema
Document Type Definition vs. XML Schema
An Inside Look at an XML Schema
Defining Simple Elements
Defining Attributes
Facets
Working with Whitespace Characters
Complex Elements
Setting the Number of Occurrences
Looking Ahead
Quiz
XLink, XPath, XPointer
An Inside Look at XLink
Speaking the XLink Language
XPath
A Closer Look at XPath
Predicates
Functions
XPointer
Looking Ahead
Quiz
XSLT
What Is XSLT?
XPath and the Transformation
Source and Result Documents
XSLT in Action
A Closer Look at XSL Stylesheet
Looking Ahead
Quiz
XML Parsers and Transformations
Parsing an XML Document
The Simple API for XML (SAX)
Components of a SAX Parser
The DTD Handler
The Document Object Model
Java and Parsing an XML Document
Looking Ahead
Quiz
Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
What Is Really Simple Syndication (RSS)?
Inside an RSS Document
More About the channel Element
Communicating with the Aggregator
More About the item Element
Looking Ahead
Quiz
XQuery
Getting Started
Testing Saxon-B
How XQuery Works
For, Let, and Order By Clauses
The Where and Return Clauses
A Walkthrough of an XQuery
Constructors
Conditional Statements
Retrieving the Value of an Attribute
Retrieving the Value of an Attribute and the Attribute Name
Functions
Looking Ahead
Quiz
MSXML
What Is MSXML?
Getting Down and Dirty with MSXML
Loading a Document
The LoadDocument() Function
Adding a New Element
The LoadNewNode() Function
The InsertFirst() Method
The InsertLast() Method
The InsertBefore() Function
The InsertAfter() Function
Create a New Element Programmatically
Select, Extract, Delete, and Validate
The SelectArtist() Function-Filtering an XML Document
The DisplayTitles() Function
The DeleteNodes() Function
The ValidateDocument() Function
MSXML and XSLT
CD Listing
Summary
Quiz
Final Exam
Answers to Quizzes and Final Exam
Index