Synopses & Reviews
Geared toward new users of XSLT, this guide is a basic tutorial of the concepts and documentation manipulation techniques necessary for the most common XSLT tasks.
This guide for new users of XSLT features a cookbook which provides task-oriented recipes for tackling issues such as converting elements to attributes or reading in multiple documents at once, making it easier to find solutions to most development problems. Includes a glossary, a reference for XSLT syntax, and a reference for using the popular XSLT processors.
About the Author
cochairing the 2008 Linked Data Planet conference in New York City. Earlier in his career, he oversaw SGML and XML development at Moody's Investors Service and then moved on to LexisNexis, where he did data and systems architecture as they made the transition to XML-based systems.
In the XML.com newsletter, editor Kendall Clark once wrote “Does anyone write tech prose as clear as Bob?” Bob is the author of Manning Publications “XSLT Quickly,” Prentice Halls “XML: The Annotated Specification” and “SGML CD,” and McGraw Hills “Operating Systems Handbook.” He's written over 70 pieces for XML.com and has contributed to Dr. Dobbs Journal, IBM developerWorks, Nodalities, DevX, perl.com, XML Magazine, XML Journal, XML Developer, OReilly Books “XML Hacks,” and Prentice Halls “XML Handbook.” Bob received his BA in Religion from Columbia University and his Masters in Computer Science from New York University. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with his wife Jennifer and their daughters Madeline and Alice.