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History Markup Languages

What is a Markup language? A set of labels that are embedded within text to distinguish individual elements or groups of elements for display or identification purposes. The labels are typically known as “tags”. A …

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Introduction to XML

Introduction to XML   The eXtensible Markup Language (XML) is a general-purpose markup language. Its primary purpose is to facilitate the sharing of data across different information systems, particularly via the Internet. So, please get …

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XML and SGML

1. Differences between XML and SGML XML allows only documents that use the SGML declaration in this note. This declares all the following SGML features as: • DATATAG • OMITTAG • RANK • LINK (SIMPLE, …

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HTML In XML

XML is conceived of as a way to extend the power of online delivery of information. Although both XMLand HTML are derived from SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language), there are important differences between the two …

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Why XML ?

In order to appreciate XML, it is important to understand why it was created. XML was created so that richly structured documents could be used over the web. The only viable alternatives, HTML and SGML, …

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XML Syntax and Elements

XML Syntax and Elements   XML is used for structured, descriptive markup. Each XML element can contain text, other XMLelements that are known as its children, or nothing. In designing an XML document, we should …

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Attributes In XML

Unlike in HTML, XML requires that all XML attributes have a value. This means all attributes have to be equal to something! Below is the correct way to create an attribute in XML.   If …

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XML Entity References

An entity references in xml is a symbolic representation of information. What does that mean? Well, let’s imagine for a moment that we wanted to create an introduction that is included in every single letter …

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XML Comments

XML comments have the exact same syntax as HTML comments. A comment is used to temporarily edit out a portion of XML code or to leave a note . Although XML is a supposed to …

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How to create an XML document?

In any markup language, the first element to appear is called the “root element”, which defines what kind of xml document that file will be. In an HTML file the tag is the root element. …

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XML Syntax and Elements

XML syntax   XML is used for structured, descriptive markup. Each XML element can contain text, other XMLelements that are known as its children, or nothing. In designing an XML document, we should think about …

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XML Attributes

Unlike in HTML, XML requires that all XML attributes have a value. This means all attributes have to be equal to something! Below is the correct way to create an attribute in XML.   If …

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XML Entity References

An entity is a symbolic representation of information. What does that mean? Well, let’s imagine for a moment that we wanted to create an introduction that is included in every single letter that we write. …

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Comments In XML

XML comments have the exact same syntax as HTML comments. A comment is used to temporarily edit out a portion of XML code or to leave a note . Although XML is a supposed to …

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What is a Document?

An XML document is a set of user defined elements(tags), that are used to define and describe structure of a document. Using these elements we can define “who contain what”. XML Document   Remember, unlike …

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