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Jeff Rafter is an independent consultant based in Redlands, California. His focus is one emerging technology and web standards, including XML and validation. he currently works with Baobab Health Partnership with a focus on improving world health.
Joe Fawcett (http://joe.fawcett.name) started programming in the 1970s and worked briefly in IT when leaving full-time education. he then pursued a more checkered career before returning to software development in 1994. In 2003 he was awarded the title of Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in XML for community contributions and technical expertise; he has subsequently been re-awarded every year since. Joe currently works in London and is head of software development for FTC Kaplan Ltd., a leading international provider of accountancy and business training.
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Jon Duckett co-authored Wrox Press' first book on XML in 1998. After 4 years with Wrox in the UK, Jon is now a freelance web developer working with clients in the UK, US and Australia, and has co-authored 10 programming books.
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Part I: Introduction.
Chapter 1: What Is XML?
Chapter 2: Well-Formed XML.
Chapter 3: XML Namespaces.
Part II: Validation.
Chapter 4: Document Type Definitions.
Chapter 5: XML Schemas.
Chapter 6: RELAX NG.
Part III: Processing.
Chapter 7: XPath.
Chapter 8: XSLT.
Part IV: Databases.
Chapter 9: XQuery, the XML Query Language.
Chapter 10: XML and Databases.
Part V: Programming.
Chapter 11: The XML Document Object Model (DOM).
Chapter 12: Simple API for XML (SAX).
Part VI: Communication.
Chapter 13: RSS, Atom, and Content Syndication.
Chapter 14: Web Services.
Chapter 15: SOAP and WSDL.
Chapter 16: Ajax.
Part VII: Display.
Chapter 17: Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Chapter 18: XHTML.
Chapter 19: Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).
Chapter 20: XForms.
Part VIII: Case Study.
Chapter 21: Case Study: Payment Calculator.
Chapter 22: Case Study: Payment Calculator—Ruby on Rails.
Appendix A: Exercise Solutions.
Appendix B: XPath Reference.
Appendix C: XSLT Reference.
Appendix D: The XML Document Object Model.
Appendix E: XML Schema Element and Attribute Reference.
Appendix F: XML Schema Datatypes Reference.
Appendix G: SAX 2.0.2 Reference.