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MDIA 4305 - XML in Web Publishing

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1205 and MDIA 2205 or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$631.71

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 46328

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$631.71

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

MDIA 4305 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Web Technologies
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate

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