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XML Language Basics


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number



Overview/Description
XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a language used primarily for the management, display, and organization of data. XML consists of tags used to define elements and is derived from SGML or Standard Generalized Markup Language for use on the web. This course discusses the basics of creating documents in XML. It also covers how to use Document Type Definitions (DTDs) to define the structure of the document, as well as its newer alternative, an XML schema.

Target Audience
Individuals who wish to learn how to generate web content using XML, who have experience in using HTML, CSS, and basic JavaScript to develop web content.

Expected Duration (hours)
1.5

Lesson Objectives

XML Language Basics

  • describe an XML hierarchy
  • create a basic XML document
  • fix errors in a simple XML document
  • recognize how to create a basic XML DTD
  • recognize how to create an XML schema
  • create an XML schema to meet a given set of requirements
  • Course Number:
    wd_xmle_a01_it_enus