Inside XSLT

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New Riders, 2002 - Computers - 616 pages
Inside XSLT is designed to be a companion guide toInside XML. This example oriented book covers XML, HTML, Music, XML with Java, style sheet creation and usage, nodes and attributes, sorting data, creating Xpath expressions, using Xpath and XSLT functions, namespaces, names templates, name variables, designing style sheets and using XSLT processor API's, the 56 XSL formatting objects, the XSLT DTD, and much more.In order to work with XML fully, you need to be up to speed with XSLT since XSLT is the technology that transforms XML to a workable format. Readers are looking for the follow-up book to Inside XML and this is it.

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One of the supporting cast of standards for XML, Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformation (XSLT) applies the formatting and transformation capabilities to the content that XML defines. In this ... Read full review


Creating and Using Stylesheets
Creating and Using Templates
Creating Match Patterns

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About the author (2002)

Steven Holzner is an award-winning author who has been writing about XML topics, such as XSLT, as long as they've been around. He's written 67 books, all on programming topics, and selling well over a million copies. His books have been translated into 16 languages around the world and include a good number of industry bestsellers. He's a former contributing editor of PC Magazine, graduated from MIT, and received his Ph.D. at Cornell. He's been on the faculty of both MIT and Cornell, and also teaches corporate seminars around the country.

These reviewers contributed their considerable hands-on expertise to the entire development process for Inside XSLT. As the book was being written, these dedicated professionals reviewed all the material for technical content, organization, and flow. Their feedback was critical to ensuring that Inside XSLT fits our reader's need for the highest quality technical information.

Jason A. Buss is a programmer/analyst, developing single-source publishing solutions for a leading aircraft manufacturer in the Midwest. He is married with four children (not including himself). In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his children, upgrading and working with his home PC (he is currently developing his mastery with FreeBSD), reading, playing guitar, and enjoying live music. He can be admired, lauded, cursed, or otherwise reached at

Darrin Bishop is a consultant for Levi, Ray and Shoup, Inc., an information technology firm located in the Midwest. He is currently the product architect for a large project that is leveraging XML technologies. The product architect role includes managing the architectural design and researching technologies and technical issues to support the project. Darrin's past projects include a real-estate title Web application, a pension product, and various support applications. His current technical focus is using HTTP and XML to bridge disparate systems.

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