# Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media; 1 edition (September 26, 2005)
# Language: English
# ISBN-10: 0072262109
# ISBN-13: 978-0072262100
There is no easier way to learn XML!
XML (Extensible Markup Language) is the language that enables efficient interchange of structured data across the Web. Written in non-technical language, this book covers the details of the language and demonstrates its use through real-world examples. The book also explains how to build an XML application from start to finish.
From the Back Cover
The fast and easy way to learn XML
Start programming in XML right away using this easy-to-follow guide. XML Demystified explains how to build XML web applications that work on any platform or browser. Step-by-step instructions with lots of examples help you learn quickly.
This one-of-a-kind self-teaching text offers:
* An easy way to understand XML
* A quiz at the end of each chapter
* A final exam at the end of the book
* No unnecessary technical jargon
* A time-saving approach
The book begins by introducing you to the building blocks of XML. Then, you'll learn about XML documents, document type definitions (DTDs), XML schema, XLink, XPath, XPointer, XSLT, XML parsers, RSS, XQuery, and MSXML. Featuring end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam, this book will have you creating XML applications in no time.
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, XML Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this powerful programming language.