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XML: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2nd Edition

XML: Visual QuickStart Guide, 2nd Edition

What is XML? XML, or eXtensible Markup Language, is a specification for storing information. It is also a specification for describing the structure of that information. And while XML is a markup language (just like HTML), XML has no tags of its own. It allows the person writing the XML to create whatever tags they need. The only condition i… Read More »

XSLT cookbook, 2nd Edition

XSLT cookbook, 2nd Edition

Forget those funky robot toys that were all the rage in the ’80s, XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Transformations) is the ultimate transformer. This powerful language is expert at transforming XML documents into PDF files, HTML documents, JPEG files–virtually anything your heart desires. As useful as XSLT is, though, most people have… Read More »

SVG Colors, Patterns & Gradients: Painting Vector Graphics

SVG Colors, Patterns & Gradients: Painting Vector Graphics

As a vector graphics format, SVG uses precisely-defined geometric shapes to build an image. But that doesn’t mean that SVG graphics have to look like technical drawings. SVG graphics can be shaded, textured, built from partially-transparent overlapping layers, or even filled with photographic images. SVG Colors, Patterns, and Gradient… Read More »

HLSL and Pixel Shaders for XAML Developers

HLSL and Pixel Shaders for XAML Developers

Pixel shaders are some of the more powerful graphic tools available for XAML programmers, but shader development bears little resemblance to traditional .NET programming. With this hands-on book, you’ll not only discover how to use existing shaders in your Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight applications, you’ll also learn … Read More »

Essential XML Quick Reference

Essential XML Quick Reference

Even the most experienced XML developer needs a reference guide with essential information and quick answers to the questions and problems that inevitably arise. Essential XML Quick Reference – is the most comprehensive and authoritative book available. Covering all of XML, as well as many related protocols and technologies, this book … Read More »

WiX 3.6

WiX 3.6

The cryptic science of Windows Installer can seem far off from the practical task of simply getting something installed. Luckily, we have WiX to simplify the matter. WiX is an XML markup, distributed with an open-source compiler and linker, used to produce a Windows Installer package. It is used by Microsoft and by countless other companies … Read More »

XPath and XPointer

XPath and XPointer

Referring to specific information inside an XML document is a little like finding a needle in a haystack. XPath and XPointer are two closely related languages that play a key role in XML processing by allowing developers to find these needles and manipulate embedded information. By the time you’ve finished XPath and XPointer, you&#8217… Read More »

Svg Essentials

Svg Essentials

Learn the essentials of Scalable Vector Graphics, the mark-up language used by most vector drawing programs and interactive web graphics tools. SVG Essentials takes you through SVG’s capabilities, beginning with simple line drawings and moving through complicated features such as filters, transformations, gradients, and patterns. This thoro… Read More »

XML Programming Bible

XML Programming Bible

Covers all the most recent XML core and related specifications including XML 1.1, J2EE 1.4, Microsoft .NET’s latest iteration, as well as open source XML items from the Apache project. Strong coverage of XML use with databases, transactions, and XML security. Discusses both Microsoft (.NET) and Sun (Java) programming integration with X… Read More »

XQuery, 2nd Edition

XQuery, 2nd Edition

The W3C XQuery 3.1 standard provides a tool to search, extract, and manipulate content, whether it’s in XML, JSON or plain text. With this fully updated, in-depth tutorial, you’ll learn to program with this highly practical query language. Designed for query writers who have some knowledge of XML basics, but not necessarily advanced k… Read More »

XML 1.1 Bible, 3rd Edition

XML 1.1 Bible, 3rd Edition

Updated and better than ever, this more focused revision provides comprehensive coverage of XML to anyone with a basic understanding of HTML and Web servers. Featuring all-new examples, this book contains everything readers need to know to incorporate XML in their Web site plans, designs, and implementations. Continues expert Elliotte Rusty … Read More »

Designing and Implementing Test Automation Frameworks with QTP

Designing and Implementing Test Automation Frameworks with QTP

As software testing is maturing, the focus is shifting towards test automation. The key is to learn and grow skills in framework designing and start contributing to project organization goals. Through a helpful mix of conceptual and practical aspects, you will learn everything you need to know related to the implementation of frameworks usi… Read More »

XML Pocket Reference, 3rd Edition

XML Pocket Reference, 3rd Edition

A perennial bestseller, the handy XML Pocket Reference from O’Reilly has been revised once again to give you quick access to the latest goods. In addition to its comprehensive look at XML, this third edition has been updated with new material on Namespaces and XML Schema. If you need XML answers quick and on the fly, this compact book … Read More »

WiX Cookbook

WiX Cookbook

WiX is a dialect of XML used to make installers for Windows. Its declarative style avoids the complexity and limitations of procedural code, providing you with everything you need to package up an entire application into a single MSI file. This book gives you a good overview of WiX’s capabilities to develop your own installer packages… Read More »

Beginning XSLT 2.0

Beginning XSLT 2.0

This followup to Jeni Tennison’s Beginning XSLT has been updated to accomodate the revised XSLT standard. Part one of this book introduces XML and XSLT at a comfortable pace, and gradually demonstrates techniques for generating HTML (plus other formats), from XML. In part two, Tennison applies theory to real-life XSLT capabilities &#82… Read More »


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