XML Course Materials: Week 5

Materials used in the lecture

  1. This week's lecture slide.

Reading assignment

  1. Complete your reading, by October 21, 2008, on chapters 8 and 9 of the reference book XML in a Nutshell (3rd edition).

More resources on the Web

  1. XML Path Language (XPath) Version 1.0, a W3C Recommendation, can be found at the following link.
    Link: http://www.w3.org/TR/xpath.
  2. The XPath Functional Test page at Massimo Franceschet's web site is very useful. It can be found at the following link.
    Link: http://users.dimi.uniud.it/~massimo.franceschet/xpathmark/FT.html.
  3. Play with Unicode characters using the UTF-8 conversion tool by Richard Tobin:
    Link: http://www.hcrc.ed.ac.uk/~richard/utf-8.html.
  4. Visit the Unicode Blocks page at the FileFormat.Info web site:
    Link: http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/block/index.htm.

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