Welcome to the course resources site. Here you will find descriptions and links to items of importance that were discussed during course lectures, or used in course labs.

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CourseMgr Website This link to the CourseMgr website is where you will upload your homework assignments and receive your grades. Go To Resource
Chapter 1 Slides Chapter 1 slides - What is XML? Go To Resource
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium The W3C organization is responsible for creating the specifications for XML and HTML. Here you will find, among other things, the specification for XML, DTD's, the Document Object Model(DOM) and XSLT. Go To Resource
W3C - ORIGINAL XML Specification This is the ORIGINAL W3C specification for XML issued in 1998. Go To Resource
W3C - CURRENT XML Specification This is the MOST CURRENT W3C specification for XML. It is what vendors use to develop parsers and what you should review to learn the basic rules of XML documents. Please note that it became a recomendation on 02/04/04 . Go To Resource
Textpad A handy tool for editing text documents, changing values across multiple documents and searching for values in files. Free evaluation -but- for the price there is none better! Go To Resource
XML Notepad A FREE tool, originally from Microsoft, that will allow you to graphically view and edit an XML document using a windows interface similar to Windows Explorer. We will use this software for the first lab and the first assignment. To install, depress the 'Download it' button on the right side of the middle of the page. Go To Resource
Chapter 2 Slides Chapter 2 slides - Well formed XML? Go To Resource
XMLWriter A program that provides a project oriented approach to creating XML documents, DTD's, HTML and XSLT documents. Free for 30 days. Go To Resource
DTD CheatSheet A word document prepared and created by the instructor of the course that consolidates and organizes the concepts of a Document Type Definition(DTD) in an abbreviated format. Go To Resource
Chapter 4 Slides Chapter 4 slides - Document Type Definition(DTD) Go To Resource
Chapter 3 Slides Chapter 3 slides - XML Namespaces Go To Resource
Chapter 5 Slides Chapter 5 slides - XML Schemas Go To Resource
Schema Slides by Roger Costello Roger Costello slides about Schemas - from http://www.xfront.com/ Go To Resource
VB.Net Schema Validator A Open Source VB.Net schema validator Go To Resource
Chapter 7 Slides Chapter 7 slides - XPATH Go To Resource
XPATH Slides by Roger Costello Roger Costello slides about XPATH - from http://www.xfront.com/ Go To Resource
VB.Net XPATH Builder A Open Source VB.Net application to build XPATH queries. Go To Resource
VB.Net Visual XPath A Open Source VB.Net that builds an XPATH Query as you navigate a document Go To Resource
Sample Books.xml Use this file for running XPATH queries in class Go To Resource
Chapter 8 Slides Chapter 8 slides - XSLT Go To Resource
XSLT Slides by Roger Costello Roger Costello slides about XSLT - from http://www.xfront.com/ Go To Resource
Sample XML and XSLT Roger Costello sample transformations - from http://www.xfront.com/ Go To Resource
DOM Basics Slides This URL contains a link to a zipped verion of the Powerpoint slide that was used in class to describe the basics of the XML Document Object Model or DOM. The presentation was originally given at a Microsoft .Net User Group Meeting held in November 2001. Go To Resource
Chapter 11 Slides Chapter 11 - The XML Document Object Model (DOM) Go To Resource
Chapter 12 Slides Chapter 12 - Textbook slides for The Simple API for XML (SAX) Go To Resource
Chapter 12 Slides Chapter 12 - Personal slides for The Simple API for XML (SAX) Go To Resource
Chapter 14 Slides Chapter 14 - The Web services Go To Resource
Chapter 15 Slides Chapter 11 - The SOAP and WSDL Go To Resource