XML Concepts


This course gives participants a clear understanding of XML concepts and the possibilities XML offers. The various XML specifications issued by the W3C are also explained and discussed. The course combines practical demonstrations with formal classroom tuition.

This course is available for one-company, on-site presentations.

Objectives

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the concepts of XML
  • situate XML
  • understand the advantages of data validation
  • describe the most important application areas of XML.

Who Should Attend

Analysts, application developers, database administrators and project leaders who want to gain an overview of XML and its application areas.

Prerequisites

No specific background is required. Basic knowledge of data modelling would be an advantage.

Duration

1 day

Fee (per attendee)

£425 (ex VAT)

Course Code

XMLC

Contents

XML - the Basics

W3C; SGML, HTML, CSS.

Defining & Imposing Structure

DTD; XML Schema.

Parsing

DOM; SAX.

Transforming and Rendering

XPath; XSLT; XSLFO.

Storing XML

XML Files; XML Databases; Relational Databases.

Searching

XQuery; XPath.

Pointing and Linking

XLink; XPointer.

Web Services

SOAP; WSDL; UDDI.

Practical Applications of XML

OASIS; InfoPath; XBRL; SEPA; RSS; etc.

XML Products and Tools


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