Beginning XML, 4/e (Paperback)

David Hunter, Jeff Rafter, Joe Fawcett, Eric van der Vlist, Danny Ayers, Jon Duckett, Andrew Watt, Linda McKinnon

  • 出版商: Wrox Press
  • 出版日期: 2007-05-21
  • 定價: $1,240
  • 售價: 5.0$620
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 1080
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0470114878
  • ISBN-13: 9780470114872
  • 相關分類: XML
  • 立即出貨(限量) (庫存=1)



The perfect resource for beginning XML programmers, this guidebook clearly shows you what XML is, how to use it, and what technologies surround it. The authors build on the strengths of previous editions while covering the latest changes in the XML landscape such as XQuery, RSS and Atom, and Ajax. The most recent specifications are presented along with best practices to follow when developing XML solutions.

The fourth edition will help you quickly progress from XML basics to more advanced programming techniques. You'll delve into the state of the art for XML and databases, discover how to query XML information, retrieve data, and create new XML documents. In addition, you'll learn how to publish information on the web, design dynamic interactive graphics, and make interactive forms. You'll be able to apply this information to build robust applications in real-world situations.

What you will learn from this book

* Specific rules to follow for constructing XML

How to create and use different XML vocabularies

Steps for extracting information and converting it to HTML or other formats

Strategies for storing and retrieving XML documents

How to manipulate XML using DOM and SAX

Tips for improving communication with XML by using Ajax techniques, RSS, and SOAP

How to use CSS to add visual styles to your XML documents

Who this book is for

This book is for any programmer interested in learning how to use XML. Some knowledge of web programming or data exchange techniques is helpful but not necessary.

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
Table of contents:
1. What Is XML?

2. Well-Formed XML.

3. XML Namespaces.

4. Document Type Definitions.

5. XML Schemas.

6. RELAXING.II Processing

7. XPath.

8. XSLT.

9. XQuery, the XML Query Language.

10. XML and Databases.  Programming

11. The XML Document Object Model (DOM).

12. Simple API for XML (SAX).

13. RSS, Atom, and Content Syndication.

14. Web Services.

15. SOAP and WSDL.

16. Ajax.

17. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

18. XHTML.

19. Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).

20. XForms.

21. Case Study: Payment Calculator.

Appendix A. Exercise Solutions.

Appendix B. XPath Reference.

Appendix C. XSLT Reference.

Appendix D. The XML Document Object Model(online only).

Appendix E. XML Schema Element and Attribute Reference (online only).

Appendix F. XML Schema Data Types Reference(online only).

Appendix G. SAX 2.0.2 Reference(online only).