Start learning with our library of video tutorials taught by experts. Get started

Real-World XML
Illustration by Don Barnett

Real-World XML

with Joe Marini

Video: Welcome

With all the data we have to deal with as developers and designers, the world needs a way to transmit it, store it and describe it. Well, I have a 3-word solution for you: Extensible Markup Language. (Music playing.) Okay, I'll make it three letters: XML. I'm Joe Marini and this is Real-World XML. I have spent a better of my career working in the web and graphics industries developing applications like Dreamweaver, Expression and QuarkXPress. During this time, I have seen XML become more and more important for information exchange on the web.
Expand all | Collapse all
  1. 3m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 4s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 11s
    3. Tools for working with XML
      1m 10s
  2. 11m 14s
    1. Reviewing XML
      4m 32s
    2. Understanding XML usage today
      4m 31s
    3. Important XML technologies
      2m 11s
  3. 44m 1s
    1. Understanding the Sitemap and Sitemap index formats
      10m 40s
    2. Understanding RSS
      5m 0s
    3. Using required and optional elements in RSS feeds
      5m 20s
    4. Enriching the RSS feed
      7m 48s
    5. Understanding the Atom Syndication feed
      2m 37s
    6. Using required and optional elements in Atom
      4m 38s
    7. Adding entry tags to the Atom feed
      7m 58s
  4. 1h 14m
    1. Using XML support in browsers
      2m 21s
    2. Understanding XML in Firefox
      6m 12s
    3. Using XML in Firefox
      10m 16s
    4. Understanding XML in Internet Explorer
      4m 36s
    5. Using XML in Internet Explorer
      8m 22s
    6. Serializing XML to a string
      2m 41s
    7. Understanding cross-browser actions with the Sarissa library
      4m 21s
    8. Creating Sarissa examples
      8m 56s
    9. Understanding the ECMAScript standard (E4X)
      7m 40s
    10. Using E4X
      19m 6s
  5. 36m 48s
    1. Understanding XML formats
      1m 39s
    2. Avoiding common design mistakes
      6m 54s
    3. Planning design and development
      5m 22s
    4. Creating the Tag set
      8m 53s
    5. Integrating XML with design
      14m 0s
  6. 44m 2s
    1. Understanding the uses of DOM algorithms
      3m 8s
    2. Understanding depth-first document traversal
      4m 30s
    3. Filling out the depth-first function
      4m 28s
    4. Understanding breadth-first document traversal
      5m 57s
    5. Using the isContainedBy() algorithm
      5m 39s
    6. Using the containsNode() algorithm
      6m 24s
    7. Using the hasSibling() algorithm
      6m 17s
    8. Using the getElementsByAttrVal() algorithm
      7m 39s
  7. 34s
    1. Goodbye
      34s

Watch this entire course now—plus get access to every course in the library. Each course includes high-quality videos taught by expert instructors.

Become a member
please wait ...
Real-World XML
3h 34m Intermediate Apr 14, 2009

Viewers: in countries Watching now:

XML technologies offer web developers and designers more flexibility than ever before. In Real-World XML, industry expert Joe Marini covers the best programming practices with XML, including the tools needed to build effective XML structures. He demonstrates the implementation of XML formats, how these formats work in real-world situations, and how they can facilitate project planning and development. Exercise files accompany the course.

XML Essential Training is a prerequisite for getting the most out of this course.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the Sitemap index format
  • Integrating XML and design
  • Using XML effectively in Firefox and Internet Explorer
  • Avoiding common design mistakes
  • Understanding and implementing DOM algorithms
  • Building an XML tag set
  • Using XML with RSS and Atom
  • Processing XML data with XSLT
Subjects:
Developer Web Programming Languages
Software:
XML
Author:
Joe Marini

Welcome

With all the data we have to deal with as developers and designers, the world needs a way to transmit it, store it and describe it. Well, I have a 3-word solution for you: Extensible Markup Language. (Music playing.) Okay, I'll make it three letters: XML. I'm Joe Marini and this is Real-World XML. I have spent a better of my career working in the web and graphics industries developing applications like Dreamweaver, Expression and QuarkXPress. During this time, I have seen XML become more and more important for information exchange on the web.

Now in this title, I'll show you how XML is used in the real world from common formats like RSS and Atom to technologies for processing XML data like XSLT. I'll also show you how you can build your own XML tag set and review some XML design and developing techniques I have learned over the years. I will be showing you these tools and techniques with an eye to making them applicable to your development needs, so you can use what you have learned here in your work environment. Now let's get started with Real-World XML.

There are currently no FAQs about Real-World XML.

 
Share a link to this course

What are exercise files?

Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course. Save time by downloading the author's files instead of setting up your own files, and learn by following along with the instructor.

Can I take this course without the exercise files?

Yes! If you decide you would like the exercise files later, you can upgrade to a premium account any time.

Become a member Download sample files See plans and pricing

Please wait... please wait ...
Upgrade to get access to exercise files.

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Learn by watching, listening, and doing, Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along Premium memberships include access to all exercise files in the library.


Exercise files

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

For additional information on downloading and using exercise files, watch our instructional video or read the instructions in the FAQ.

This course includes free exercise files, so you can practice while you watch the course. To access all the exercise files in our library, become a Premium Member.

Join now "Already a member? Log in

Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?

This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.


Mark all as unwatched Cancel

Congratulations

You have completed Real-World XML.

Return to your organization's learning portal to continue training, or close this page.


OK
Become a member to add this course to a playlist

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of video courses—and create as many playlists as you like.

Get started

Already a member?

Become a member to like this course.

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of video courses.

Get started

Already a member?

Exercise files

Learn by watching, listening, and doing! Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along. Exercise files are available with all Premium memberships. Learn more

Get started

Already a Premium member?

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Ask a question

Thanks for contacting us.
You’ll hear from our Customer Service team within 24 hours.

Please enter the text shown below:

The classic layout automatically defaults to the latest Flash Player.

To choose a different player, hold the cursor over your name at the top right of any lynda.com page and choose Site preferencesfrom the dropdown menu.

Continue to classic layout Stay on new layout
Exercise files

Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.

Mark videos as unwatched

Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.

Control your viewing experience

Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.

Interactive transcripts

Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.

Are you sure you want to delete this note?

No

Your file was successfully uploaded.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.