Gain total control over your information with XSLT and XPath!
Master XSLT and XPath—the "keys to the XML kingdom"
Build custom XML output solutions that won't become obsolete
Learn everything from basic XML-to-HTML conversions to leading edge techniques
CD-ROM includes all examples from the book
Mastering XSLT and XPath gives you unprecedented control over your information—and helps you leverage virtually every new XML technology, from XLink to schemas. Discover XSLT's powerful vocabulary of easy, programming-like features, and learn how to build custom solutions that resist obsolescence. By the end of the first chapter, you'll be performing XML-to-HTML conversions for display in any Web browser. Then build on your knowledge through a series of hands-on examples that transform you into an XSLT/XPath expert!
XSLT as an XML document instance: leveraging your existing XML skills
XSLT stylesheet concepts and constructs: fundamental through advanced level
XPath patterns and functions
XSLT subroutine functions and variables
XSLT processing of multiple nodes: iterative and conditional XSLT elements
Controlling output options
XSLT extensions, and more
Whether you're an experienced programmer or a novice markup specialist, here's your chance to master XML's most potent tools for organizing, updating, and delivering digital information—any data, anywhere, any time!