XSLT Quickly: A Tutorial and Concise User's Guide

XSLT Quickly: A Tutorial and Concise User's Guide

by Bob DuCharme
     
 

This guide for new users of XSLT features a cookbook which provides task-oriented recipes for tackling issues such as converting elements to attributes or reading in multiple documents at once, making it easier to find solutions to most development problems. Includes a glossary, a reference for XSLT syntax, and a reference for using the popular XSLT processors.See more details below

Overview

This guide for new users of XSLT features a cookbook which provides task-oriented recipes for tackling issues such as converting elements to attributes or reading in multiple documents at once, making it easier to find solutions to most development problems. Includes a glossary, a reference for XSLT syntax, and a reference for using the popular XSLT processors.

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Part tutorial and part user's guide, this book covers the basics of XSLT and provides instruction for techniques in document manipulation. Guidance is provided on topics like: XPath; adding, changing, converting, copying, counting, and deleting elements; adding, converting, testing, and reusing attributes; XML markup; programming issues; XTML; browsers; numbering; sorting; stripping; and using whitespace. Appendices include an XSLT quick-reference, a brief primer on running XSLT processors, and a glossary. DuCharme is a programmer and a columnist for XML.com. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930110113
Publisher:
Manning Publications Company
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Bob DuCharme (http://www.snee.com/bob) is a solutions architect at TopQuadrant, a provider of software for modeling, developing, and deploying semantic web applications. He came to TopQuadrant from Innodata Isogen, where he did system and architecture analysis and design for a wide range of global publishing clients as well as cochairing the 2008 Linked Data Planet conference in New York City. Earlier in his career, he oversaw SGML and XML development at Moody's Investors Service and then moved on to LexisNexis, where he did data and systems architecture as they made the transition to XML-based systems.

In the XML.com newsletter, editor Kendall Clark once wrote “Does anyone write tech prose as clear as Bob?” Bob is the author of Manning Publications’ “XSLT Quickly,” Prentice Hall’s “XML: The Annotated Specification” and “SGML CD,” and McGraw Hill’s “Operating Systems Handbook.” He's written over 70 pieces for XML.com and has contributed to Dr. Dobb’s Journal, IBM developerWorks, Nodalities, DevX, perl.com, XML Magazine, XML Journal, XML Developer, O’Reilly Books’ “XML Hacks,” and Prentice Hall’s “XML Handbook.” Bob received his BA in Religion from Columbia University and his Master’s in Computer Science from New York University. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with his wife Jennifer and their daughters Madeline and Alice.

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