XML Schema Elements - Part2 Author : Deepak Date : Wed Mar 25th, 2009
Complex elements are those which contain other elements as children or these elements have attributes. Empty elements and elements containing only text are also considered complex. The following is an examples of complex element
XML Schema Elements Author : Deepak Date : Sat Mar 21st, 2009
XML schema is a language for describing the contents and structure of a XML document. It basically creates a blue print of the actual XML document by describing everything about the elements which can appear in the document. By creating a XML schema we make the XML document conform to the rules defined in the XML schema. It essentially says that the XML document cant break the rules defined in the XML schema document.
XForms Author : Deepak Date : Sat Mar 21st, 2009
Forms in HTML are used to group other HTML controls together. A user basically interacts with a system through these input controls placed inside a form.
Creating XSLT documents Author : Deepak Date : Thu Mar 12th, 2009
XSLT is used for the transformation of XML documents into XHTML. We know that HTML uses predefined set of tags which can be interpreted by the browser. However this is not true for XML documents. XML does not use predefined set of tags. Hence, if we open an XML document in browser we cant expect the browser to display the document in some meaningful format.
How to use XLink and XPointer? Author : Deepak Date : Thu Mar 12th, 2009
In HTML we use anchor tags to create hyperlinks. On the same lines we can create hyperlinks in an XML document using XLink. With XLink we can define two types of link : simple and extended. Simple links are links similar to HTML links and extended links are used for linking multiple resources together.
How to Query XML using XPath Author : Raja Date : Thu Mar 12th, 2009
XML Documents are nothing until some kind of Components called Parsers parses the Documents to extract the meaningful data. Some of the most popular XML Parsers are the Simple API for XML (SAX) and Document Object Model (DOM). Both these parsers have their own advantages and disadvantages in parsing the XML Documents. XPath is a simple Query Language for querying data from a XML Document and it is a standard specification from the W3C Group.
XQuery Syntax Author : Deepak Date : Thu Mar 5th, 2009
XQuery is a concept very similar to SQL. As sql is used to query database tables we can use XQuery to query XML data. Xquery can be used to query XML documents, data which is in XML syntax and databases. Using XQuery we can find XML elements. This can be very useful in situations when we need to search relevant information in large XML documents or XML data.
Writing simple ANT build script Author : JavaBeat Date : Thu Jul 24th, 2008
This article explains how to write a very basic ANT build script. This does not
explain indepth knowledge on building your project using ANT script. But, this writeup will be
more useful for the beginners who haben't writen any ANT script before. Before start writing the script,
lets look into how to install the ANT in your machine.