XML stands for EXtensible Markup Language.
XML was designed to transport and store data.
In this tutorial you will learn about XML, and the difference
between XML and HTML.
XML is important to know, and very easy to learn.
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Introduction to XML
What is XML, and how does it differ from HTML?
How XML can be used
Some of the different ways XML can be used.
How an XML document forms a logical tree structure.
The logical and very simple syntax rules of XML.
XML Elements, naming rules, and their parent and child relationships.
attributes can be used to provide additional information
The difference between a well-formed and a valid XML document, and how to
specify the structure of an XML document.
A simple on-line tool for syntax-checking (validating) XML.
Viewing XML in Browsers
How to view XML files with your browser.
Displaying XML with CSS
How to use CSS to display an XML file.
Displaying XML with XSLT
How to use XSLT to display an XML file.
How to use your browser to read, update, create, and manipulate XML documents.
About XML Document Object Model (The DOM).
XML to HTML
How to display XML data inside HTML documents.
XML HTTP Requests
How to update a page with data from a server without reloading the page (AJAX).
create a complete HTML application.
How XML namespaces can be used to avoid element name conflicts.
How store invalid XML data inside a valid XML document.
How to use different character sets in your XML documents.
How to output XML from the server.
XML DOM Advanced
More about XML Document Object Model (The DOM).
This chapter describes some technologies you should try to avoid when using XML.
The most common
XML in Real Life
Real-life examples of how XML can be used.
Why you should use an XML editor when you edit your XML documents.
This chapter contains a summary on what you have learned in this tutorial and a recommendation on what
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