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XML Intro | Training Course

For existing HTML coders, learn the fundamentals of the growingly popular XML.
Understand the power and capabilities of XML and its related technologies.


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XML Intro | Training Course

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What will I learn?

  • Understand the meta-language
  • Eliminate restrictions in HTML
  • Document Type Definition (DTD)
  • XInclude, sitemaps, RSS, schema, XSLT
  • Building templates
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
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  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 4 reviews

Day One



Why use XML?

The Document Object model

Modelling XML documents

Well-formed and valid documents

Basic rules of XML

Elements, Attributes and Values

XML declaration

The Root Element

Adding comments

Default entities

Displaying tags as text


Document Type Definition (DTD)

Internal DTD

External DTD

Personal external DTD

Public external DTD

Occurrence operators

XInclude (NEW)

Including XML documents within XML


Parsing include files

XML sitemaps (NEW)

What are XML sitemaps

SEO benefits of XML sitemaps

Building XML sitemaps

Day Two

Really Simple Syndication (RSS)

Push vs Pull technology

RSS readers

Transforming your RSS

Browsers and RSS transformation

An overview of XML schema

Simple and complex types

Schema namespaces

Target location

Simple schema

Simple schema location

Annotating schemas

Validating with schemas

Introduction to XSLT

Source tree

Style sheet

Result tree


Template rules



Building templates

Looping through your XML document

Formatting your template

Template match

Value-of select

Extracting attributes

Formatting tables


Microsoft Excel and XML support (NEW)

Editing XML files with Excel

Creating schemas for Excel XML

Importing XML into Excel

Exporting XML from excel

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