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XML Syntax Fundamentals

by Ken Holman

This course details the fundamental syntax features of XML 1.0 and XML 1.1, including namespaces and other ancillary specifications for writing and for interpreting the content of conforming XML documents.

What you'll learn

This course covers all of the features of XML 1.0 and XML 1.1, including when it is necessary to use which version of XML. Also included are the details of using XML namespaces, XML identifiers and XML Base URIs. This course is important to those responsible for writing raw XML syntax by hand for XML-based programming languages such as XSLT, XQuery, XProc or Apache Ant, for understanding XML syntax that is received from outside sources and for verifying any XML syntax that programs create.

About the author

Mr. G. Ken Holman is the Chief Technology Officer for Crane Softwrights Ltd., a co-editor of the UBL 2 specifications, member of the W3C Working Group that developed XML from SGML, the founding chair of the two OASIS XML and XSLT Conformance Technical Committees and current chair of the Code List Representation Technical Committee and current co-chair of the UBL Technical Committee, a former international secretary and national chair of the ISO subcommittee responsible for the SGML family of sta... more

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