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This is an introduction to using XML (Extensible Markup Language) to enhance Web page design and for e-commerce applications. Topics include the structuring of an XML document, transforming an XML document into XHTML using XSL (Extensible StyleSheet Language) and XPath, creating a DTD (Document Type Definition) and an XML Schema to define the elements and attributes which are valid in a XML document. The course also introduces using XML in a Web publishing environment.
Pre-requisite: MDIA 1205 and MDIA 2205 or equivalent. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will be expected to meet assignment deadlines according to the schedule on the course outline and directions of the instructor.
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Identify and use syntax appropriate to well-formed XML files
Correctly employ XSL StyleSheets and XPath to transform an XML file into XHTML for display on a web page
Use routines such as sorting, filters, iterations, conditional statements, and templates appropriate to XSL StyleSheets
Construct a DTD, and validate an XML document against the DTD
Construct a Schema, and validate an XML document against the Schema
Use an XML editor
Effective as of Fall 2013
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