Examining XML structure


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Examining XML structure

In this chapter, we will focus on working with XML and XSL in Dreamweaver. XML or Extensible Markup Language was designed to describe data and to focus on what that data is. When we contrast that with HTML, which is designed to display data and to focus on how the data looks, we can begin to see the difficulty in displaying XML on our web pages. Using XHTML helps since it features a focus on element structure instead of presentation. Regardless, XHTML works with a predefined set of tags that describes elements on the page, whereas XML tags are not predefined. Users or systems define their own tags to convey a meaning. While several industries and services have standardized their XML structure, moving information from XML documents and displaying it on the web can be daunting.

Here I have opened a simple XML file and this could help us understand the structure of our XML documents that we are going to transform in this chapter using XSL. Just like an HTML document, there is an opening an...

Examining XML structure
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Examining XML structure provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Beyond the Basics

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