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Definitive XML Schema: Simple Types
By Priscilla Walmsley
Sep 18, 2012
Both element and attribute declarations can use simple types to describe their data content. This chapter introduces simple types and explains how to define your own atomic simple types for use in your schemas.
Designing and Managing an XML Warehouse
Jan 30, 2004
In this chapter, the authors of "XML Data Management" present a global approach for designing and managing an XML data warehouse. Their focus is on filtering and adapting XML documents according to user requirements before storing them.
Designing COM+ Applications with a Web Service Appeal
By John Paul Mueller
Oct 29, 2004
.NET, COM, COM+, and Web Services—can they all get along? You bet! Not only can you create COM applications with .NET, but you can also create COM+ applications that are usable as Web services. Find out how.
Designing Your Software for Cross-Platform Use
By Robert LeBlanc, Dee Ann LeBlanc
Feb 20, 2004
Those who need their code to compile on more than one platform can save time and headaches by learning to implement "abstraction layers." While this technique introduces new layers of complexity in your code, Dee-Ann and Robert LeBlanc promise that the tradeoff is well worth the effort.
Disadvantages and Pitfalls of Web Services
By Stephen Potts, Mike Kopack
May 16, 2003
Web services are not a magic bullet solution for every issue; they do have limitations. The authors of Sams Teach Yourself Web Services in 24 Hours discuss those issues.
DocBook Conversions with XFC
By Scott Nesbitt
Aug 6, 2004
Converting DocBook XML files to other formats requires several tools, time spent configuring those tools, and a bit of work at the command line. Technical writer Scott Nesbitt introduces a different way of converting DocBook files: the XMLmind FO Converter.
Dynamically Generating XML from a Database
By Vikram Vaswani
Jul 19, 2002
The practical examples in this first part of a three-part series clearly demonstrate how data stored in an SQL-compliant database can be converted into well-formed XML.
ebXML: An Overview
By Priscilla Walmsley
Nov 9, 2001
With the rise of the Internet, many businesses have sought more modern, flexible, and less-expensive ways of doing business electronically. This article discusses ebXML, the new business standard.
ebXML: The New Spin on Old Ways that Make E-business Work
By Alan Kotok, David Webber
Oct 26, 2001
Electronic Business XML (ebXML) is a new set of standards to make e-business happen for businesses everywhere, not just the Fortune 1000. Alan Kotok and David Webber tell the latest about ebXML.
Editing XML with .NET (Beta 2)
By Jerome Kuptz
Jan 4, 2002
Many applications would not be complete without some form of editing, but sometimes editing XML can be a daunting task. In this article, Jerome Kuptz delves into the editing capabilities of .NET's XML classes.
Embedding Perl in HTML or XML
By Chris Radcliff
Oct 12, 2001
Chris Radcliff shows you how to change programs from code-centric to Web-centric using Perl embedded in HTML or XML.
Enabling Enterprise-Class Web Services
By Anjali Anagol-Subbarao
Nov 5, 2004
This chapter focuses on the considerations for enabling enterprise-class web services. These are web services that meet the level of technical and operational maturity consistent with the increasingly stringent requirements of today's enterprise.
Enforcing Referential Integrity with XML Schema Identity Constraints
By Cliff Binstock
Apr 11, 2003
Discover how to keep your XML schema consistent through three simple, yet powerful elements: key, unique, and keyref.
Essential ADO.NET: XML and Data Access Integration
By Bob Beauchemin
Nov 1, 2002
Learn how ADO.NET not only supports relational data through the data provider, DataSet, and Adapter architecture, but also adds support for all types of nonrelational data through its integration with XML.
Exchanging Documents with VB and XML
By Dan Fox
Oct 1, 2000
Although XML is still changing and being applied in new ways, you can put it to work today in order to build document exchange applications with VB, COM, and MSXML.
Exploring the XML Infoset
By Kenneth B. Sall
Jun 6, 2003
Ken Sall explains the XML Information Set, which is used for describing the common set of items that are relevant across many XML specifications.
Formatting Dynamically Generated XML with SAX
By Vikram Vaswani
Aug 2, 2002
In the third of a three-part series, Vikram Vaswami provides some practical examples demonstrating how data stored in an SQL-compliant database system can be converted into well-formed XML.
Generating XML Documents from Databases
By Mark Riehl, Ilya Sterin
Nov 22, 2002
In this article, Mark Riehl and Ilya Sterin discuss an easy way to generate XML from a database result set where a more powerful approach is not needed.
Getting Started with AJAX and the XMLHttpRequest Object
By Joshua Eichorn
Nov 3, 2006
This chapter introduces you to the XMLHttpRequest object, showing you how to work around its implementation differences between browsers. Also learn how to make some actual page requests, both in a synchronous fashion and in an asynchronous fashion. This chapter finishes with some various fallback approaches that can be used if a browser doesn't support XMLHttpRequest, including how to use IFrames and cookies as your communication channel.
Getting Started with VB 6 and XML
By Rod Stephens
Jan 25, 2002
Want to get up and running with XML? This article by Rod Stephens tells you how to get started using XML in Visual Basic 6.

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