Free XML book from O’Reilly Commons, “XPath and XPointer” fills an essential need for XML developers by focusing directly on a critical topic that has been covered only briefly.
Written by John Simpson, an author with considerable XML experience, the book offers practical knowledge of the two languages that underpin XML, XSLT and XLink. “XPath and XPointer” cuts through basic theory and provides real-world examples that you can use right away.
Table of Contents
- Introducing XPath and XPointer
- XPath Basics
- Location Steps and Paths
- XPath Functions and Numeric Operators
- XPath in Action
- XPath 2.0
- XPointer Background
- XPointer Syntax
- XPointer Beyond XPath
- Extension Functions for XPath in XSLT
Number of pages: 208
Link: Read online.