Synopses & Reviews
Numerous books abound for the beginning programmer who wants to learn XML, but there are few learning resources available for those who are already proficient in XML and need expert-level advice to help maximize their workflow. Advanced XML Applications from the Experts at The XML Guild provides such a resource, written by the expert programmers at The XML Guild. The book is not intended to be another exhaustive XML "bible," rather, it's a collection of advanced tips and techniques that the authors have used in the real world-and are now happy to share with you. Each chapter is written by the guild member considered to be the expert on a particular topic.
"XML Power!: The Comprehensive Guide" is a complete reference guide to XML, a programming language used to develop websites. The book is perfect for web and database developers, programmers, hackers, and IT professionals alike, and covers every aspect of the language in clear, readable language. A detailed table of contents and in-depth and well-organized index make topics easy to find, and end-of-chapter projects encourage readers to program on their on using the new skills they have learned. All of the code used in the book can be downloaded from the book?s handy companion website.
A guide to the advanced techniques of XML covers such topics as XML namespaces, XSLT, Web services, XQuery, XML authoring, and XML APIs.
About the Author
The XML Guild is a consortium of some of the best independent XML consultants in the world. All members have extensive experience in XML and markup technologies and are actively involved in the establishment of standards and best practices. Although numerous members have authored books, articles, and papers, Advanced XML Applications from the Experts at The XML Guild is the guilds first collaborative e