Join Joe Marini for an in-depth discussion in this video What is XSLT?, part of XML Essential Training.
…XSLT is another one of the complementary XML technologies…that you can use to work with XML data.…And it builds on using x path, so if you haven't yet watched…the chapter on x path, you should probably go watch that before coming here.…XSLT is the extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation specification.…It's a little bit different than CSS you…might see that word Stylesheet and think oh okay it's kind of like using CSS but.…
The important word you need to focus on is the Transformations part.…XSLT works differently than CSS because CSS essentially applies a set of styling…rules to tag content in either HTML or XML files.…XSLT is a little bit different it applies templates to XML…data and those templates can be pretty powerful there's all kinds of things that…those templates can do. XSLT is also written in XML syntax itself.…
So when you look at an XSLT Stylesheet it's all…XML code whereas CSS is written using it's own proprietary format.…It doesn't look like HTML or XML.…It's a bunch of, you know, brackets and various…
- 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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