Join Joe Marini for an in-depth discussion in this video Using required and optional elements in RSS feeds, part of Real-World XML.
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RSS feeds are composed of a collection of XML tags and some of them are…required and some of them are optional. Now, all RSS feeds that have the…version 2.0 as their version number have the RSS tag as their root. That goes…along with the version attribute that contains the string 2.0, which clearly…identifies the file as an RSS version 2.0 feed.…Each RSS tag contains in turn a single Channel tag, and this is where the…content of the RSS feed goes. So if we were to start building a Bare-Bones RSS…feed, it would look something like this. We would have the RSS tag at the top…with the version being 2.0, and then we would have a Channel tag inside the RSS tag.…
Now, this is a Bare-Bones RSS feed and it doesn't do anything at all. So we…have to figure out how to add some content to it. Now, the Channel tag itself…has some required elements and the required elements of the Channel tag are the…title and this refers to the name of the channel.…So for example, if you have an HTML website and that website contains the same…
XML Essential Training is a prerequisite for getting the most out of this course.
- 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
Skill Level Intermediate
ActionScript 3.0: Working with XMLwith Todd Perkins2h 27m Intermediate
InDesign CS5: Dynamic Publishing Workflows in XMLwith Jim Maivald3h 33m Intermediate
1. The XML Landscape
2. Real-World XML Formats
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4. Designing and Implementing an XML Format
5. Real-World DOM Algorithms
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