Practical Transformation Using XSLT and XPath

Practical Transformation Using XSLT and XPath

This comprehensive guide to XSL Transformations (XSLT) and the XML Path Language (XPath) according to the XSLT/XPath 19991116 1.0 Recommendations is 150 pages of explanatory material, diagrams, tables, and code samples.


“Practical Transformation Using XSLT and XPath” overviews the entire scope of the Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT) 1.0, XSLT 2.0, the XML Path Language (XPath) 1.0 and XPath 2.0 W3C Recommendations, used for transforming structured information (e.g. XML to XML, XML to HTML, XML to XSL-FO, XML to text, etc.). The objectives of the course are to understand the role and utility of the Recommendations, to overview all the constructs of the Recommendations (the five-day delivery covers every element, every attribute, and every function), to design and develop XSLT scripts, and to efficiently navigate the available documentation and resources. The relationship of XSLT to XSL is explained, though details of XSL Formatting Object semantics are not included.

Table of Contents

  • XSL Transformations and the XML Path Language
  • Getting Started with XSLT and XPath
  • XPath Data Model
  • XSLT Processing Model
  • The XSLT Transformation Environment
  • XSLT Stylesheet Management
  • XSLT Instructions
  • XPath and XSLT Expressions and Advanced Techniques
  • Sorting and Grouping

Book Details

Author(s): G. Ken Holman
Format(s): PDF
File size: 1.9 MB
Number of pages: 554
Link: Download.

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