Join Joe Marini for an in-depth discussion in this video Advantages and drawbacks of XML, part of XML Essential Training (2014).
…So what are some of the advantages and drawbacks to using XML?…Well, XML has several advantages.…First, XML keeps content separate from presentation.…You can take the data that your application…uses and store it separately from the presentation.…That way, regardless of what kind of presentation medium you're using,…whether it's mobile or desktop or print media, you can just simply…flow the data into various layouts.…And you can maintain a good separation…between the content from how it's presented.…
XML is also an open format that can be read by many applications.…And many applications today also have the…ability to output XML, like Microsoft Office.…So, because it's an open format, you can store your data in a way…that can be read by many different…applications, even those that haven't been written yet.…XML can be used on both the client and the server.…It's just a data format.…Today's modern browsers, like Firefox, Chrome, Internet…Explorer, and Safari, can work with XML data.…You can also use XML data in your applications, whether they're client…
- What is XML?
- The advantages and drawbacks of XML
- Proper XML syntax
- Working with namespaces
- Styling XML tags with CSS
- Extracting and manipulating data
- Taking XPath and XSLT for a spin
- Creating document type definitions and schema definitions
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. How Developers Use XML
Real-world examples of XML6m 21s
3. Basic Rules of XML
4. Starting to Work with XML
5. Using the DOM to Manipulate XML
6. XML and XPath
7. XML and XSLT
8. XSLT Examples
9. Creating Document Type Definitions (DTDs)
10. Creating XML Schema Definitions
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