XML: Your Visual Blueprint for Building Expert Websites with XML, CSS, XHTML, and XSLT

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John Wiley & Sons, 2008 - Computers - 292 pages
If you're a visual learner, you'll love the only guidebook series that takes a visual approach to professional-level computer topics. High-resolution screen shots demonstrate over 100 key XML techniques, including choosing a text editor, adding entities and CDATA to XML documents, restricting the recurrence of elements, and generating XML using Access or Excel. Learn to create an XHTML transitional page, loop and sort with XSLT, debug with Firebug, and much more. Succinct explanations walk you through step by step.
 

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Contents

CREATING XML DOCUMENTS
10
DEFINING THE STRUCTURE OF XML WITH
20
Add Data Types
26
Add Mixed Elements
32
Check the Validity of the Document
38
USING OTHER VALIDATION SCHEMAS
44
Add Entities
49
Using the RELAX NG Compact Syntax
56
Style Headings
150
Using Other PseudoClasses and PseudoElements
156
Create a Printable Version of Your Web Pages
162
Convert HTML to XHTML Using Adobe Dreamweaver
168
Add Alternative Text to All Images
174
DESIGNING AND BUILDING YOUR WEB SITE
176
PUBLISHING YOUR WEB SITE
198
Publish Your Web Site Using Adobe Dreamweaver
204

Using Microsoft Excel 2003 to Generate XML
62
Create a Basic XHTML Transitional Page
68
Add Text
74
Add an Image
80
TRANSFORMING XML TO XHTML WITH XSLT
86
FORMATTING YOUR WEB SITE USING CSS
126
Add a Background Color and Image
132
Position Elements
138
Apply Styles with a Class Selector
144
TESTING AND DEBUGGING
210
Check Your Sites Accessibility
216
Avoid Common XHTML Mistakes
222
Avoid Common Usability Mistakes
228
Show Your Photos with Flickr
234
XSD REFERENCE
264
XSLT REFERENCE
272
APPENDIX E XPATH REFERENCE
280
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Rob Huddleston has been developing Web pages and applications since 1994. Since 1999, he has been a full-time instructor and has taught Web and graphic design to thousands of students. Rob is an Adobe User Group Manager and was recently named as an Adobe Community Expert for his volunteer work answering user questions in online forums. Rob lives in Northern California with his wife and two children.

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