XML and Databases
by Ronald Bourret
This paper gives a high-level overview of how to use XML with databases. It describes how the differences between data-centric and document-centric documents affect their usage with databases, how XML is commonly used with relational databases, and what native XML databases are and when to use them.
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XPath and XPointer are two languages that play a key role in XML processing. You'll learn to construct a full XPointer and completely understand both the XPath and XPointer features it uses. A working knowledge of XML and XSLT is assumed.
by J. David Eisenberg - Lulu.com
OASIS Open Document Format for Office Applications is an open, XML-based file format, an open standard from the OASIS standards group. This book introduces you to the XML that serves as an internal format for office applications.
by J. David Eisenberg - O'Reilly Media
SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) is the new XML-based graphics standard that will enable Web documents to be smaller and more interactive. This book introduces SVG, it covers creating simple line drawings, filters, transformations, and more.
by Vijay Mukhi, Shruti Gupta, Sonal Mukhi
The XML Schema specifies the properties of a resource, while the XML file stipulates a set of values for these properties. The XML Schema concedes generous amount of autonomy to the programmer to define the rules of data validity.