A recent announcement from the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) describes the availability of the Version 2.5 release of the NITF XML DTD. "NITF is an XML-based DTD designed for the markup and delivery of news content in a variety of ways, including print, wireless devices a
Mentioned last month on XML-DEV by Ken Holman, XSL Composer is presented as "the industry's first real-time, WYSIWYG, Drag and Drop stylesheet generator". It is targeted toward webmasters more than XSLT developers.
XML Data Binding for the JavaTM 2 Platform aims to automatically generate substantial portions of the Java platform code that processes XML data. Data binding applications will be small and fast, suitable for server-side applications and other applications where processing efficiency is paramount. A
ASP+ configuration information is stored in XML-based configuration files. Using built-in features of IIS 5.0 and IE 5.0 such as the FileSystemObject, the XML Document Object Model (DOM) and XML Data Islands, we can easily develop a rich tool for modifying and editing these configuration files. In t
GCA's Extreme Markup Languages 2000, held in August in Montreal, was billed as "not frisbee, not skateboarding, not lounging — just no-holds-barred tech talk," and so it was. It was the kind of conference where the code and ideas presented in the sessions were light years ahead of any c
Matt Sergeant has released version 1.0 of XML::XPath, an XPath processor, and version 0.99 of AxKit, his Perl/Apache/XML content delivery framework. XML::XPath allows processing of a DOM-like parse tree by retrieving nodes that match a particular XPath expression. This release is the first stable
An interview with Mike Moore, the director of development of the fourth-largest Web site in the world. If you are into building Web sites that use XML technologies, I think you will find this amazing, exciting, and extremely relevant stuff.
Before we start to dissect the structure of XLink, let's examine a concrete example. Suppose you want to express in XML the relationship between artists and their environment. This includes making links from an artist to his/her influences, as well as links to descriptions of historical events
Judging from the ongoing developments and debates about XML document validation, it's evident the language is in flux. In this article, writer and consultant Uche Ogbuji gets a handle on some of these changes and introduces the Schematron, a new validation and reporting methodology and toolkit.
If XML is to become the language of trusted Web applications (e.g., electronic commerce) it needs standard mechanisms for digitally signing and encrypting XML entities (and it needs them soon!). Furthermore, this mechanism must be fully functional in environments where only XML tools are available.