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XML: A Beginner's Guide

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Essential Skills for First-Time Programmers

Learn the basics of XML programming by following the steps and examples in this easy-to-use resource. XML: A Beginner's Guide covers fundamental concepts, including XML syntax, DTDs, schemas, namespaces, and the characteristics of a well-formed XML document. The book moves on to explain SMIL, XML-based Web sites, the Document Object Model (DOM), creating Access and SQL Server 2000 databases, XSL, and implementing wireless e-commerce solutions. To speed your progress, the source code for all examples is available free online. Get started programming in XML right away with this self-paced, step-by-step learning solution.

This Beginner's Guide is Designed for Easy Learning:


  • Modules--Each programming concept is divided into logical modules (chapters), ideal for individualized learning
  • Goals--Each module opens with the specific programming skills you'll have by the end of the module
  • Ask the Experts--Q&A sections throughout are filled with extra information and interesting commentary
  • 1-Minute Drills--Quick self-assessment sections to check your progress
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code annotated with commentary that points to the particular technique illustrated
  • Projects--Coding exercises contained in each module show how to apply what you are learning

Mastery Checks--End-of-module reviews that test your knowledge using short-answer, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and simple coding questions

Table of Contents

Part I: XML Basics.

Chapter 1: the History of XML.

Chapter 2: XML Basics, Syntax, and DTDs.

Chapter 3: XML Schema.

Chapter 4: XML Namespaces and Advanced Schemas.

Part II: Using XML.

Chapter 5: XML Graphics Basics and SMIL.

Chapter 6: XML Applications, XLink, XPath, and XPointer.

Chapter 7: XML and the Web.

Part III: Extending XML.

Chapter 8: The Document Object Model.

Chapter 9: Designing Data Models for XML.

Chapter 10: Databases and XML.

Chapter 11: XML Presentation and XSL.

Chapter 12: XML, WAP, Ecommerce.

Part IV: Appendixes.

A: Answers to Mastery Checks.

B: XML Schema and DTD Syntax.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072127409
Author:
Mercer, Dave
Author:
Rein, Lisa
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - HTML, SGML, VRML, XML
Subject:
XML (Document markup language)
Subject:
XML
Subject:
Programming Languages - HTML
Subject:
Programming Languages - XML
Subject:
Computer Languages-XML
Series Volume:
no. 12
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
428
Dimensions:
9.23x7.47x.92 in. 1.59 lbs.

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