To provide an overview of XML, discuss XML structures, and discuss DTDs and XML schemas
- Introducing XML - provide an overview of XML and discuss its main uses.
- The basics of markup languages - provide an overview of the different markup languages, particularly HTML and RTF.
- Goals of XML - explain the basic design goals and purpose of XML.
- How XML compares with SGML and HTML - explain the differences between XML, SGML, and HTML.
- XML browser support - describe how XML is supported in the Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape browsers.
- The logical structure of XML documents - explain the logical structure of XML documents.
- Creating well-formed, valid XML documents - describe how to create well-formed and valid XML documents.
- The physical structure of XML documents - describe the physical structure of XML documents.
- Introduction to DTDs - describe the components of document type definitions (DTDs) and the rules used to create them.
- Creating a DTD - create a document type definition (DTD).
- External DTDs and XML schemas - use XML schemas and external document type definitions (DTDs).
Technology managers, including LAN managers, webmasters, web authors, system integrators, and Internet service providers; strategic IT planners who want to use or integrate Extensible Markup Language (XML) into new or existing environments; database administrators