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Sams Teach Yourself XSLT in 21 Days by Michiel van Otegem

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WEEK 1 Day 2 Transforming Your First XML

Yesterday you learned what XSLT is and where it fits in between other technologies. You also learned how XSLT transforms XML and how to run XSLT with some of the available processors.

Today you will learn how to create your own XSLT document and apply it to an XML source. You will learn about the basic elements in XSLT and how they are structured in an XSLT document.

In today’s lesson, you will learn the following:

• What a stylesheet is

• The basic structure of a stylesheet

• The basic elements of a stylesheet

• Different methods for applying a stylesheet to an XML source

Anatomy of a Stylesheet

An XSLT document has a certain structure and consists of some basic elements. A proper XSLT document needs ...

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