Xml

Xml

by Dave Mercer, Lisa Rein
     
 
Essential skills for first-time programmers!

XML: A Beginner's Guide will teach you the fundamentals of XML programming. You'll learn to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS),XHTML,Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG),and Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL).

This Beginner's Guide is Designed for Easy Learning: Modules: Each programming concept

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Essential skills for first-time programmers!

XML: A Beginner's Guide will teach you the fundamentals of XML programming. You'll learn to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS),XHTML,Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG),and Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL).

This Beginner's Guide is Designed for Easy Learning: Modules: Each programming concept is divided into logical modules (chapters),ideal for linear learning Goals: Each module opens with the specific programming skills you'll have by the end of the module Ask the Experts: Q&A sections throughout 1-Minute Drills: Quick self-assessment sections to check your progress Annotated Syntax: Example code annotated with commentary that points to the particular technique illustrated Projects: Coding exercises contained in each module that build on one another,from simple to complex Mastery Checks: End-of-module reviews that test proficiency using multiple-choice,fill-in-the-blank,and simple coding questions Essential Skills for First-Time Programmers Learn the basics of XML programming by following the steps and examples in this easy-to-use resource. XML: A Beginner's Guide covers fundamental concepts,including XML syntax,DTDs,schemas,namespaces,and the characteristics of a well-formed XML document. The book moves on to explain SMIL,XML-based Web sites,the Document Object Model (DOM),creating Access and SQL Server 2000 databases,XSL,and implementing wireless e-commerce solutions. To speed your progress,the source code for all examples is available free online. Get started programming in XML right away with this self-paced,step-by-step learning solution.

This Beginner's Guideis Designed for Easy Learning:

  • Modules—Each programming concept is divided into logical modules (chapters),ideal for individualized learning
  • Goals—Each module opens with the specific programming skills you'll have by the end of the module
  • Ask the Experts—Q&A sections throughout are filled with extra information and interesting commentary
  • 1-Minute Drills—Quick self-assessment sections to check your progress
  • Annotated Syntax—Example code annotated with commentary that points to the particular technique illustrated
  • Projects—Coding exercises contained in each module show how to apply what you are learning

Mastery Checks—End-of-module reviews that test your knowledge using short-answer,multiple-choice,fill-in-the-blank,and simple coding questions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072127409
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/OsborneMedia
Publication date:
05/15/2001
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.87(d)

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