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Structuring XML documents

by Megginson, David

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Published by Prentice Hall PTR in Upper Saddle River, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • XML (Document markup language),
  • SGML (Document markup language),
  • Database management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDavid Megginson.
    SeriesThe Charles F. Goldfarb series on open information management
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.76.H94 M44 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 420 p. :
    Number of Pages420
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL343754M
    ISBN 100136422993
    LC Control Number98002691

    An XML Document Type Definition is a formal expression (in XML) of the structural constraints for a class of XML documents. The DTD language constructs are element and attribute-list declarations. Element declarations name the elements allowed within a document of this type, and specify whether and how declared elements and runs of character. XML Documents structure. Previous Page. Next Page. In this tutorial we are going to learn about XML Document. XML Document consists of many parts. XML Document have 2 main parts i.e Document Information Followed by Document Body. Consider Following Document –.

    Just be sure you do some planning and design before beginning the markup process. David Megginson's book, Structuring XML Documents, published by Prentice Hall, offers a plethora of information and good advice about choosing an approach to tagging that will work best for your document or project. When creating a new xml file, how does one go about structuring the file correctly or the best possible way. By structure, which may not be the best word in this case, I mean how does one choose between making something an element or an attribute of an element.

    Lecture Structuring XML. Slides: Recording: A well-formed XML document is one that is properly arranged as a tree, with names for element nodes and all their attributes. This is enough for basic tools to correctly transmit and process XML; but for many applications it is useful to add more precise domain-specific constraints that we expect. XML Prolog. The prolog is an optional component of the XML document. If included, the prolog must be appear before the root element. A prolog consists of two parts: the XML declaration and the Document Type Declaration (DTD). Depending on your needs, you can choose to include both, either, or neither of these items in your XML document.


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Structuring XML documents by Megginson, David Download PDF EPUB FB2

Not recommended for newcomers to XML, Structuring XML Documents immediately launches into document type definitions (DTDs), the book's main topic. Megginson's goal is to delve into the heart of XML through the use of DTDs. "Though the book necessarily deals with some of the idiosyncrasies of XML and SGML DTDs and uses XML syntax in its examples," he explains, "it deals with issues--such Cited by:   Structuring XML documents is a useful book for information professionals preparing to create, maintain, or modify Document Type Declarations (DTDs) for technical writing staff.

The title of this book is a little misleading. Structuring XML documents addresses SGML and, therefore, encompasses its.

Structuring XML Documents is the perfect book for you, if You're tired of toy exercises and are ready to build XML/SGML DTDs for real-world Structuring XML documents book systems.

You need to write DTDs that work both for your authors and for your computer specialists. You're starting with XML and want to make the most of it.

XML documents form a tree structure that starts at "the root" and branches to "the leaves". An Example XML Document The image above represents books in this XML.

"Structuring XML Documents is the perfect book for you, if you're tired of toy exercises and are ready to build XML/SGML DTDs for Structuring XML documents book document systems; you need to write DTDs that work both for your authors and for your computer specialists; you're starting with XML and want to make the most of it; and you already use HTML or SGML and want to try XML.".

Description. Structuring XML Documents is not a beginner's tutorial on XML, but a book written on an intermediate/advanced level, designed to help applications designers build XML/SGML DTDs that work in real-world document systems. The author interacts rigorously with five major industry-standard DTDs -- ISODocBook, Text-Encoding Initiative (TEI), MIL-STD (CALS), Hypertext Markup.

The closest anyone has come to putting rules of Structuring XML into pattern forms into a book. Tends to lean towards publishing oriented DTDs. An excellent resource. XML with *documents*, however. SGML is rooted in document production, and XML shows those roots clearly.

However, there are many non-document oriented applications of XML, which are outside the scope of this d, if you are using XML for document production, or are. David Megginson's book, Structuring XML Documents, published by Prentice Hall, offers a plethora of information and good advice about choosing an approach to tagging that will work best for your document or project.

Top. 5 Hierarchical Trees. XML - Documents. Advertisements. Previous Page. Next Page. An XML document is a basic unit of XML information composed of elements and other markup in an orderly package. An XML document can contains wide variety of data.

For example, database of numbers, numbers representing molecular structure or a mathematical equation. Using InCopy, you can include comments and processing instructions in an XML file.

Enter a comment to include descriptive information about an element. Comments can be viewed in web browsers and text editors. They help others understand XML structure and XML tags. A processing instruction is a special, application-specific command. Chapter 2 A Semantic Web Primer 7 HTML vs XML: Structural Information zHTML documents do not contain structural information: pieces of the document and their relationships.

zXML more easily accessible to machines because – Every piece of information is described. – Relations are also defined through the nesting structure. – E.g., the tags appear within the tags, so. Structuring XML Documents; David Megginson; Paperback. "This book is aimed at serious XML document architects, covering the problems of designing DTDs that are backwards- and forwards-compatible, using design principles and architectural forms.

constraining the contents of XML documents • An XML Schema definition is itself an XML document • Typically stored as a e • XML (data) documents refer to es • W3C recommendation • Unlike DTD, XML Schema is separate from the XML specification XML does not require a DTD.

When you are experimenting with XML, or when you are working with small XML files, creating DTDs may be a waste of time. If you develop applications, wait until the specification is stable before you add a DTD. Otherwise, your software might stop working because of.

A structured document is an electronic document where some method of markup is used to identify the whole and parts of the document as having various meanings beyond their formatting.

For example, a structured document might identify a certain portion as a "chapter title" (or "code sample" or "quatrain") rather than as "Helvetica bold 24" or "indented Courier". Chapter 2 A Semantic Web Primer 6 HTML vs XML: Structural Information z HTML documents do not contain structural information: pieces of the document and their relationships.

z XML more easily accessible to machines because ΠEvery piece of information is described. ΠRelations are also defined through the nesting structure.

ΠE.g., the tags appear within the tags, so. "Structuring XML Documents is the perfect book for you, if you're tired of toy exercises and are ready to build XML/SGML DTDs for real-world document systems; you need to write DTDs that work both for your authors and for your computer specialists; you're starting.

XML itself is the most popular technology for structuring data, and therefore XML-based encryption is the natural way to handle complex requirements for security in data interchange applications. XML Encryption is a process for encrypting and decrypting parts of XML documents.

Book chapters provide an excellent opportunity to understand the arbitrary complexity of most XML documents. If you were to look at a typical book chapter (like this one), you’d probably only Author: Tom Myer.

Chapter 2 Structured Web Documents in XML Adapted from slides from Grigoris Antoniou and Frank van Harmelen – A free PowerPoint PPT presentation (displayed as a Flash slide show) on - .Accessing, querying XML documents XPath ; Transformations XSLT; 28 Structuring XML Documents. Define all the element and attribute names that may be used ; Define the structure ; what values an attribute may take ; which elements may or must occur within other elements, etc.

If such structuring information exists, the document can be validated.Chapter 2 A Semantic Web Primer 6 HTML vs XML: Structural Information HTML documents do not contain structural information: pieces of the document and their relationships. XML more easily accessible to machines because – Every piece of information is described.

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