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XML For Managers: Hands On Workshop
Course: 747
Duration: 3 Days
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This course is designed for anyone interested in designing and developing XML solutions for their website or e-commerce projects. The course assumes no prior programming or HTML experience. The course outline covers the topics found in XML fundamentals from the perspective of the non programmer. If you have a background in C/C++, Java, or VB, consider attending the XML Fundamentals class.
Introduction and History
bulletIndustry overview & standards
bulletThe Importance of SGML
bulletXML vs. HTML What’s the difference?
bulletStructure vs. presentation
bulletStructuring information with XML XML Pros & Cons
Well Formed XML
bulletTag Attributes
bulletTag and Naming Rules
bulletCase sensitivity
bulletValid Nesting & Hierarchy issues
bulletProcessing Instructions
bulletEntity and Character References
Cascading Style Sheets
bulletStylesheet Languages
bulletFormatting with Rules
bulletDefining Elements as Blocks Colors and Fonts
bulletPage Layout with CSS
bulletLists
XSLT and Xpath
bulletTransformations
bulletTemplates
bulletExtracting Element Values
bulletChoosing Specific Cases
bulletMultiple Element Transformation
bulletSorting Elements
Namespaces
bulletPrefixes
bulletDefault Namespaces
bulletURLs and URNs
bulletWhen to use Namespaces
The Document Object Model (DOM)
bulletWhat is the DOM?
bulletInterfaces
bulletThe DOM Core
DTDs
bulletIntro to XML DTDs
bulletElement Type
bulletAttributes
bulletInternal and external DTDs
Schemas
bulletSchemas vs. DTDs
bulletDatatypes
bulletAssociating Schemas with XML Documents
Advanced Valid XML
bulletEntities
bulletNotations
Linking XML
bulletHTML
bulletXML
bulletXLink
bulletXPointer
Databases
bulletWorking with SQL
bulletN-Tier Architecture
bulletDatabase Integration
bulletWorking with Database vendors
Hands on Final Project
bulletBuild a functioning E-Commerce site for “TCity Widget Distributors”
Hands On Training
bulletLab 1: Use the XML DOM to display different depths of data.
bulletLab 2: Build a functioning E-Commerce site for “TCity Widget Distributors”