XML: A Beginner's Guide

Go Beyond the Basics with Ajax, XHTML, XPath 2.0, XSLT 2.0 and XQuery

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0071606270

Date

December 17, 2008

Format

Paperback, 456 pages

ISBN

0071606262 / 9780071606264

$

Your Price

42.00



Overview


Main description

Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Get started programming in XML right away with help from this hands-on tutorial. XML: A Beginner's Guide explains how to store data in and retrieve data from XML documents, format data with Cascading Style Sheets, display data in Web browsers, and use Java and JavaScript. The book covers the latest innovations in XML, including Ajax, XHTML, XPath 2.0, XSLT 2.0, and the new XQuery specification. Now it's easier than ever to learn how to create your own XML solutions!

Designed for Easy Learning:

  • Key Skills & Concepts--Lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Try This--Hands-on exercises that show how to apply your skills
  • Numerous screenshots--Examples that illustrate real-world results
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated


Table of contents

Chapter 1. Creating Well-Formed XML
Chapter 2. Creating Valid XML Documents: Document Type Definitions
Chapter 3. Creating Valid XML Documents: XML Schemas
Chapter 4. XML Schemas: Creating Your Own Types
Chapter 5. Formatting XML with Cascading Style Sheets
Chapter 6. Finding Your Way with XSLT and XPath
Chapter 7. Formatting XML with XSL Transformations
Chapter 8. Extending XML and XHTML
Chapter 9. XML and Data Binding
Chapter 10. XML and JavaScript
Chapter 11. XML and Java
Chapter 12. Ajax and XQuery
Index


Author comments

Steven Holzner is the award-winning author of more than 100 computer books, including PHP: The Complete Reference. His books have sold more than two million copies, and have been translated into 23 languages.





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