XML Hacks

XML Hacks

by Michael Fitzgerald


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Developers and system administrators alike are uncovering the true power of XML, the Extensible Markup Language that enables data to be sent over the Internet from one computer platform to another or one application to another and retain its original format. Flexible enough to be customized for applications as diverse as web sites, electronic data interchange, voice mail systems, wireless devices, web services, and more, XML is quickly becoming ubiquitous.XML Hacks is a roll-up-your-sleeves guide that distills years of ingenious XML hacking into a complete set of practical tips, tricks, and tools for web developers, system administrators, and programmers who want to go far beyond basic tutorials to leverage the untapped power of XML.With plenty of useful real-world projects that illustrate how to define, read, create, and manipulate XML documents, XML Hacks shows readers how to put XML's power to work on the Internet and within productivity applications. Each Hack in this book can be read easily in a few minutes, saving programmers and administrators countless hours of searching for the right answer. And this is an O'Reilly Hacks book, so it's not just practical, imminently useful, and time-saving. It's also fun.From Anatomy of an XML Document to Exploring SOAP Messages XML Hacks shows you how to save time and accomplish more with fewer resources. If you want much more than the average XML user—to explore and experiment, do things you didn't know you could do with XML, discover clever shortcuts, and show off just a little—this invaluable book is a must-have.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780596007119
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/26/2004
Series: Hacks Series
Pages: 482
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Michael Fitzgerald is a freelance writer and trainer specializing in XML and related technologies. He is the author of Building B2B Applications with XML and XSL Essentials, both published by John Wiley & Sons, and has published several articles for XML.com on the O'Reilly Network.

Table of Contents

  • Credits
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Looking at XML Documents
  • Chapter 2: Creating XML Documents
  • Chapter 3: Transforming XML Documents
  • Chapter 4: XML Vocabularies
  • Chapter 5: Defining XML Vocabularies with Schema Languages
  • Chapter 6: RSS and Atom
  • Chapter 7: Advanced XML Hacks
  • Colophon

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