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Website Architecture and Design with XML

Video Description

Take your web design skills to the next level with XML, and learn how to use the content behind the site to drive the information, navigation, and design of a full-featured website. In this 10-session video course, you’ll build a professional website from the ground up by focusing on back-end structure and information to create brilliant front-end design and functionality. You’ll learn how to architect your content once for use in multiple formats and venues: the Web, desktop, mobile devices, and PDF.

Table of Contents

  1. Get Started in XML (Overview)
    1. Week 1: Introduction 00:23:04
    2. Getting Started in XML 00:26:17
    3. What is an Instance? 00:40:46
    4. Final Q&A 00:09:29
    5. Course Overview and Homework 00:05:57
  2. Begin a Competitive Analysis and Schema for the Course Project
    1. Week 2: Introduction 00:17:35
    2. Schemas 00:49:08
    3. What is well formed? 00:13:52
    4. Our course project 00:19:21
    5. The competitive analysis 00:21:05
    6. Q&A and XML Comparison 00:31:44
  3. Create the Photo Information Type
    1. Week 3: Introduction 00:41:10
    2. Figure out the Photo Info Type 00:17:36
    3. The Photo Info Type in our Schema 00:34:35
    4. The Photo Info Type in our Instance 00:17:24
    5. Homework 00:02:47
    6. Elements & Attributes, Q&A 00:20:07
  4. Transform the Photo Information Type
    1. Week 4: Introduction 00:25:26
    2. The XML Big Picture 00:08:15
    3. Transform Basics 1:03:32
    4. Build Photos from the Photo Info Type 00:19:52
  5. Transform the Narrative Information Type
    1. Week 5: Introduction 00:33:58
    2. The Narrative Info Type 00:31:01
    3. Working with Narratives 00:34:15
    4. The Narrative in our Transforms 00:23:21
    5. Final Q&A 00:12:08
  6. Create Site Navigation
    1. Introduction 00:32:54
    2. Create Site Navigation 00:23:20
    3. Indexes, Cross-references and Sequences 00:38:48
    4. Rendering Indexes, Cross-references and Sequences in our Transforms 00:24:26
    5. Homework Review 00:09:16
  7. Build a Complete, Integrated Site
    1. Introduction 1:12:30
    2. Homework 6 Answers 00:06:30
    3. Build a Complete, Integrated Site 00:24:54
    4. One Transform, Multiple Pages 00:17:41
  8. Create and Implement Site Hierarchies
    1. Introduction 1:03:45
    2. Answers to Last Week's Homework 00:03:47
    3. Hierarchies 00:14:49
    4. Modeling Hierarchies 00:32:50
    5. Final Q&A 00:06:46
  9. Put a Professional Polish on the Project Site
    1. Introduction 00:27:58
    2. Transforming Hierarchies 00:24:20
    3. Answers to last week's homework 00:15:21
    4. The Structure of our Info and our Public Site 00:38:36
    5. How are our XSL Templates Put Together? 00:27:22
    6. Output Statements and Homework 00:08:54
  10. Create Other Outputs
    1. Introduction 00:10:25
    2. Week 9 Homework Answers 00:11:21
    3. Site and Systems 00:34:14
    4. Other Outputs: The RSS Feed 00:37:56
    5. Wrap Up 00:05:10