This course is intended for web site designers who want to incorporate XML content into their sites. Class discussion and exercises cover —
- What XML is and how it is used to describe the content rather than the appearance of data,
- The relationship among XML and SGML, HTML and XHTML,
- XML syntax and formatting requirements,
- How to convert an HTML page into an XHTML page,
- How to analyze your data and decide on an appropriate structure for XML data,
- The creation of an XML page from scratch with a text editor, and how it is displayed in a web browser,
- The use of Cascading Style Sheets to control the manner in which the XML page is displayed in a web browser,
- How to design and create a DTD for XML data, and use it to validate the data,
- The use of XSL stylesheets and templates to generate web pages from XML data, and
- How XML data can be created by and exported from publishing programs like FrameMaker, InDesign and QuarkXPress.
6 hours, $260 (available for Windows and Macintosh)
Dates and Registration
A working knowledge HTML mark-up and the basics of web site creation.
HTML if you are not familiar with the basics of markup and web site creation.