Free XML Books


Web Data Management

Web Data Management

“Web Data Management”, a book published by Cambridge University Press, will serve as an introduction to the new, global, information systems for Web professionals and master’s level courses. Download the full book in pdf format or read it online.


XPath and XPointer

Free XML Book: XPath and XPointer

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.


SpamAssassin

SpamAssassin

Free book on SpamAssassin from O’Reilly Commons. SpamAssassin by Alan Schwartz, is the only published resource devoted to SpamAssassin and how to integrate it effectively into your networks.


Essential XML Quick Reference

Essential XML Quick Reference

Essential XML Quick Reference: A Programmer’s Reference to XML, XPath, XSLT, XML Schema, SOAP, and More is provided as a free download from theserverside.net.


Open XML: The markup explained

Open XML: The markup explained

This 128-page free book covers the basics of Open XML, including many of the topics covered in the Open XML developer workshops, as well as several additional topics. The author, Wouter Van Vugt, is a software development trainer/consultant who specializes in the Open XML file formats.


SVG Essentials

SVG Essentials

Free SVG book from O’Reilly Commons. SVG Essentials opens the door to the rich language that underpins this emerging and fast-growing graphics language. Scalable Vector Graphics, which are described through text like a programming language and can be read on any computer platform with the appropriate viewer, hold great promise for the Web designer who knows how to take advantage of the latent power. This book helps to harness that power.


Programming Jabber

Programming Jabber

Free Jabber book from O’Reilly Commons. Programming Jabber offers developers a chance to learn and understand the Jabber technology and protocol from an implementer’s point of view. Detailed information of each part of the Jabber protocol is introduced, explained, and discussed in the form of mini-projects, or simple and extended examples.


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.


The Java API for XML Processing (JAXP)

This online book “The Java API for XML Processing (JAXP)” provides an introduction to Java API for XML Processing (JAXP) 1.4 technology, via examples of JAXP applications. Some prior knowledge of DOM and SAX is assumed. Only code that is specific to the JAXP API is examined in detail in this tutorial.


Practical Formatting Using XSL-FO

Practical Formatting Using XSL-FO

This comprehensive guide to XSL Formatting Objects (XSL/XSL-FO) according to the XSL 20011015 1.0 Recommendation is over 247 pages of explanatory material, diagrams, tables, and code samples. Every formatting object in XSL-FO is identified and described.