Playground page for the XML Course

For practical exercises, the XML software is installed in the IFI CIP Pool.

Table of contents

XML Examples

The small "books" example (books.xml, books.dtd) of the lecture is available in the directory

Data-centric XML: The Mondial XML database

In the course, a nested XML version of the Mondial database is used.

You find also all Mondial XML files in the directory /afs/

Text-oriented XML: Shakespeare's Plays

A more text-oriented example uses Shakespeare's plays by John Bosak.
The files (XML and DTD) are installed at /afs/ .

Mixed Text- and Database-oriented XML: DBIS publication list

The following files are available in the directory
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XML Tools and Links

Browsing, editing

Validation, Navigation, Exploration

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Parts of XPath are also supported by xmllint (see above).
XPath queries can be executed using several tools:
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W3C documents: Used in this course: