Starting with XML

2010-05-25T22:53:07+00:00 November 7th, 2007|XML|

XML continues the separation of data from presentation, to the point that one XML stylesheet contains all the common HTML code and a separate CSS stylesheet contains the formatting code. The XML file itself only needs to contain the code that is specific to that page.

Parsing XML using PHP

2010-05-25T22:58:16+00:00 August 22nd, 2006|PHP, XML|

By handling mime-types and using browser detection, CodeHelp has already shown how to export XML using a PHP script. PHP can also receive XML as input - using the XML parser...

Performing Client-Side XSL Transformations

2010-05-25T23:02:37+00:00 December 12th, 2005|XML|

It is a feature of my software that I produce HTML output from XML documents with server-side XSL transformations. This means that as well as producing the XML document I transform it into HTML on the server before I send the result to the client.

Parsing XML using PHP4

2010-05-25T23:09:51+00:00 August 16th, 2005|PHP, XML|

This tutorial will explain how to parse (that is, read and interpret) information from a XML file using PHP. I will discuss the very basics of XML (mainly structure), and then jump right in to the reading and parsing of XML files. This is not a tutorial on XML itself, just parsing XML with PHP.

A Simple Way to Read an XML File in Java

2010-05-26T10:56:17+00:00 June 11th, 2005|Java, XML|

This is actually a piece of code used by me to access XML files through Java. I have added some explanation. In case you are interested in knowing how to access XML files using Java, quickly without reading a lot of material, this is the right article for you.

XML and Scripting Languages

2010-05-26T11:18:07+00:00 May 18th, 2005|XML|

In this first tutorial of his series on using scripting languages to manipulate and transform XML documents, Binary Evolution's Parand Tony Daruger takes you through the first steps of using these techniques with Perl. You'll see a method for transforming XML to HTML, followed by a simple stock trading application that uses Perl, XML, and a database to evaluate trading rules. You can apply the techniques using other scripting languages too, including Tcl and Python.

Parsing Comma-Separated Values

2010-05-26T11:18:17+00:00 May 18th, 2005|XML|

Ask the expert: My assignment on an XML pilot project is a transformation from data formatted in comma-delimited files (CDF) that the customer wants to transform into XML data. Seems logical enough, but I can't find any reference to a CDF-to-XML translator. What would you suggest? --Tom Watson, consultant Doug Tidwell responds: Tom, I think I have a solution. It all starts with getting the data.

XML Security Suite: Increasing the Security of E-Business

2010-05-26T11:19:02+00:00 May 18th, 2005|XML|

As more and more companies use XML to transmit structured data across the Web, the security of documents becomes increasingly important. This article presents some basics of Web security, describes the components of the XML Security Suite, and gives examples that illustrate how the technologies in the XML Security Suite increase the security of Web commerce.

Servlets and XML: Made for Each Other

2010-05-26T11:18:30+00:00 May 18th, 2005|XML|

Find out how Java servlets and XML work together to generate an XML document and DOM tree and interface with a database. This article includes a couple of useful techniques: using HTTP parameters to control processing and generating a DOM tree without an XML source document.