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  • XML and FrameMaker by Kay Ethier

    By Kay Ethier

     * This e-book appeals to a pro viewers: Writers, database directors, builders, and creation employees, all of that have to seize or emit XML from present files or databases.

    * Describes the relationship among XML and publishing; Explains the right way to use XML to create files that could be released to many different codecs.

    * indicates easy methods to construct an "XML around journey" for Adobe FrameMaker 7; Explains how FrameMaker’s strong formatting positive aspects lend themselves to publishing of XML documents―without rework.

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  • Netobjects FusionMX - Erstellen von Websites - Handbuch

    NetObjects Fusion MX ist das richtige Werkzeug für alle, die keine HTML-Kenntnisse besitzen und trotzdem auf möglichst einfache und schnelle Weise professionelle Web-Sites erstellen möchten. Dank WYSIWYG-Darstellung und einer leicht durchschaubaren Benutzeroberfläche können auch Neueinsteiger innerhalb kurzer Zeit zu vorzeigbaren Resultaten gelangen. Nach dem Programmstart führt ein Assistent durch die wichtigsten Bearbeitungsschritte. Mit seiner Hilfe lässt sich aus über two hundred Stilvorlagen das passende Lay-out für das eigene Projekt auswählen. Die Vorlage enthält bereits alle Grundelemente einer Web-Seite, kann aber vom Anwender beliebig verändert oder um eigene Grafiken, Texte und hyperlinks erweitert werden. Einstellbar ist auch der Kompatibilitätsgrad zu verschiedenen Browser-Generationen -- der Webdesigner hat es additionally in der Hand, den Einsatz von etwas problematischen Techniken wie CSS (Cascading type Sheets) zu unterbinden. Manuelle Eingriffe in den HTML-Code sind dagegen nur sehr eingeschränkt möglich. Der Site-Manager dient zur Verwaltung der gesamten Site-Struktur. Veränderungen lassen sich hier ganz einfach according to Drag & Drop vornehmen, die software program korrigiert automatisch alle internen hyperlinks. Eine traditionelle Stärke von Fusion ist die eingebaute Plug-in-Schnittstelle, die es ermöglicht, fertige Komponenten von Fremdanbietern (wie zum Beispiel komplette Web-Shops) in die eigene website zu integrieren. MX geht hier noch einen Schritt weiter und führt den Services-Button ein, über den direkt -- zumeist kostenpflichtige -- Dienste wie Hitcounter oder Diskussionsforen abonniert werden können. Zu loben ist die neue Auto-Recovery-Funktion. Bisher traten gelegentlich Probleme bei der Übernahme von Projekten auf, die mit älteren Fusion-Versionen erstellt wurden. MX bietet nun die Möglichkeit, importierte Dateien automatisch zu restaurieren. Ebenfalls neu ist der einfache FTP-Client, mit dem sich nicht nur Projekte publizieren, sondern praktischerweise auch Ordner und Dateien auf dem Server wieder löschen lassen. Fazit: NetObjects Fusion MX hat sich in der aktuellen model noch besser auf die Bedürfnisse von Webdesign-Einsteigern und überzeugten HTML-Verweigerern eingestellt. --Holger Otto seasoned: Assistentengestützte Bedienung Keine HTML-Kenntnisse erforderlich Auto-Recovery-Funktion Kontra: Manuelle Eingriffe in den HTML-Code nur sehr eingeschränkt möglich

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  • XML in Action by William J. Pardi

    By William J. Pardi

    Extensible Markup Language (XML) is the common structure for information on the net. It permits builders to simply describe and bring wealthy, based info from any software in a typical, constant approach. "XML in motion" is a priceless, insightful consultant for a transforming into military of HTML/Web authors desirous to improve richer and extra effective net purposes and web content utilizing XML as featured in Microsoft web Explorer five (supported by means of Netscape as well). "XML in motion" is a priceless blueprint for impactful, hard-working websites.

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  • HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide, 6th edition by Chuck Musciano

    By Chuck Musciano

    "...lucid, in-depth descriptions of the habit of each HTML tag on each significant browser and platform, plus sufficient dry humor to make the ebook a excitement to read."
    --Edward Mendelson, PC Magazine

    "When they are saying 'definitive' they are not kidding."
    --Linda Roeder, About.com

    Put everthing you want to learn about HTML & XHTML at your fingertips. for almost a decade, millions of internet builders have became to HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide to grasp standards-based internet improvement. really a definitive consultant, the e-book combines a different stability of instructional fabric with a accomplished reference that even the main skilled internet pros continue shut handy. From easy syntax and semantics to guidance geared toward aiding you advance your individual precise variety, this vintage is all you want to turn into fluent within the language of internet design.

    The new 6th version publications you thru each section of HTML and XHTML intimately, explaining how every one aspect works and the way it interacts with different parts. you are going to additionally locate designated discussions of CSS (Cascading kind Sheets), that is intricately concerning online page improvement. the main all-inclusive, updated e-book on those languages to be had, this version covers HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.0, and CSS2, with a preview of the approaching XHTML2 and CSS3. different themes contain the more moderen projects in XHTML (XForms, XFrames, and modularization) and the necessities of XML for complex readers. you are going to learn the way to:

    • Use sort sheets to manage your document's appearance
    • Work with programmatically generated HTML
    • Create tables, either easy and complex
    • Use frames to coordinate units of documents
    • Design and construct interactive varieties and dynamic documents
    • Insert photos, sound records, video, Java applets, and JavaScript programs
    • Create records that glance stable on quite a few browsers

    The authors follow a usual studying technique that makes use of trouble-free language and lots of examples. in the course of the booklet, they give feedback for kind and composition that will help you come to a decision easy methods to most sensible use HTML and XHTML to complete quite a few projects. you will examine what works and what does not, and what is smart to people who view your web content and what can be complicated. Written for somebody who desires to research the language of the Web--from informal clients to the full-time layout professionals--this is the only most vital ebook on HTML and XHTML you could own.

    Bill Kennedy is leader technical officer of MobileRobots, Inc. while now not hacking new HTML pages or writing approximately them, "Dr. invoice" (Ph.D. in biophysics from Loyola college of Chicago) is out selling the company's line of cellular, self sufficient robots that may be used for synthetic intelligence, fuzzy common sense learn, and education.

    Chuck Musciano begun his profession as a compiler author and crafter of instruments at Harris companies' complicated expertise workforce and is now a supervisor of Unix structures in Harris' company information Center.

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  • Relational and XML Data Exchange by Marcelo Arenas, Pablo Barcelo, Leonid Libkin, Filip Murlak,

    By Marcelo Arenas, Pablo Barcelo, Leonid Libkin, Filip Murlak, M. Tamer Ozsu

    Info alternate is the matter of discovering an example of a objective schema, given an example of a resource schema and a specification of the connection among the resource and the objective. one of these objective example should still appropriately symbolize details from the resource example less than the limitations imposed by means of the objective schema, and it may enable one to guage queries at the aim example in a manner that's semantically in step with the resource information. facts trade is an outdated challenge that re-emerged as an lively learn subject lately, end result of the elevated desire for trade of information in a number of codecs, frequently in e-business functions. during this lecture, we supply an outline of the elemental recommendations of knowledge alternate in either relational and XML contexts. We provide examples of knowledge trade difficulties, and we introduce the most projects that have to addressed. We then speak about relational facts alternate, focusing on matters comparable to relational schema mappings, materializing goal circumstances (including canonical ideas and cores), question answering, and question rewriting. After that, we speak about metadata administration, i.e., dealing with schema mappings themselves. We pay specific recognition to operations on schema mappings, reminiscent of composition and inverse. eventually, we describe either information trade and metadata administration within the context of XML. We use mappings in response to remodeling tree styles, and we express that they result in a bunch of recent difficulties that didn't come up within the relational case, yet they should be addressed for XML. those comprise consistency concerns for mappings and schemas, in addition to implementing tighter regulations on mappings and queries to accomplish tractable question answering in information alternate. desk of Contents: assessment / Relational Mappings and information trade / Metadata administration / XML Mappings and information alternate

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  • Beginning CS5 Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design by Richard York

    By Richard York

    Cascading kind sheets (CSS) are the trendy common for site presentation. whilst mixed with a structural markup language akin to HTML, XHTML, or XML (though now not restricted to these), cascading variety sheets offer web browsers with the knowledge that permits them to give all of the visible facets of an online record. Cascading variety sheets observe issues similar to borders, spacing among paragraphs, headings or pictures, regulate of font faces or font colours, history shades and pictures, textual results comparable to underlined or strike-through textual content, layering, positioning, and several presentational results. CSS controls the presentational points of an online page's layout, while HTML, XHTML, or XML controls the constitution of an online web page, this means that little greater than picking that sure textual content is a heading, different textual content is a paragraph, nonetheless different textual content is a listing of links, and so forth. CSS offers better and certain visible rendering; markup languages reminiscent of HTML offer that means and constitution. starting CSS: Cascading sort Sheets for website design, moment variation covers all of the information required to mix CSS with HTML, XHTML, or XML to create wealthy, aesthetically strong designs. in the course of the e-book, you’ll specialize in combining CSS with XHTML particularly simply because XHTML is the traditional hailed through web criteria our bodies because the successor to HTML and the current and way forward for web design. CSS and XHTML let an internet rfile to be awarded with much less code, leading to a considerably smaller dossier dimension and vastly elevated ease of upkeep. CSS additionally allows the presentation of an online record to be centralized, which permits for the appear and feel of a whole site to be written and centralized in a single or a couple of easy files, which makes updating an internet site a breeze. With just a couple of easy edits to a unmarried record, the appear and feel of a complete site could be thoroughly replaced. by utilizing glossy criteria like CSS and XHTML, you could significantly decrease the price of construction and retaining an internet site in comparison to legacy HTML-only pages. it's also possible to tremendously decrease the volume of actual bandwidth and difficult disk house required, leading to fast long term merits for any site. This ebook additionally discusses how you can sort XML files with CSS—XML being a extra complicated markup language with multipurpose functions. XML will play an more and more greater function within the creation of XHTML files sooner or later. This moment variation of starting CSS encompasses a near-complete overhaul of the content material from the 1st variation. adjustments in accordance with what readers needed to say concerning the first version helped to create the main finished advent on CSS on the market. all through this booklet, you notice CSS damaged down into easy examples that target a unmarried proposal at a time. this permits you to greater know the way and why whatever works, because you will not be provided with loads of beside the point code, and you may higher see the bits and items that come jointly that make whatever paintings. whereas those examples is probably not fairly lovely, they're super useful studying instruments that can assist you grasp cascading kind sheets. to augment the educational event, lots of the resource code examples are offered in syntax-colored code, a unique function during this ebook. Syntax coloring is a function that you simply as a rule see in fancy improvement software program, reminiscent of Zend Studio (used to advance PHP), or Microsoft's visible Studio (used to increase ASP, C#, and so on), and different software program utilized by specialist programmers on a daily basis. Syntax coloring is utilized in those software program suites to make programming more straightforward and extra intuitive, and it bargains great advantages in educating to boot. It permits you to see what different bits and items are in resource code, considering that all the varied bits and items has a unique coloring to spot its objective. It enables you to distinguish the construction blocks of code extra simply, and when you use comparable improvement software program to put in writing your CSS and HTML records, you are going to additionally locate that you simply make fewer error and typos, seeing that syntax coloring additionally permits you to write code that's extra trojan horse unfastened. the various resource code examples characteristic annotations to focus on vital, not-to-be-forgotten bits of data, and to visually indicate recommendations which are mentioned within the surrounding textual content. This version additionally good points each screenshot from a browser in colour, a primary for Wrox. offering the browser screenshots in colour makes it more uncomplicated so that you can evaluate your effects with what you spot within the ebook. This e-book additionally techniques CSS improvement from a browser-neutral viewpoint, and offers all of the details it's good to get an excellent fit commence on expert cross-browser, cross-platform web design with IE 6, IE 7, Firefox 2, Opera nine, and Safari 2, on the way to let you succeed in over ninety nine percentage of the internet looking public. you furthermore mght see finished assurance of insects, and workarounds for the IE 6 and IE 7 net browsers. lengthy a thorn within the part of CSS builders, making CSS paintings in IE 6 may be very a chore with no special wisdom of its quirks and shortcomings. This e-book covers the various hacks and nonstandard workarounds that you could be have to increase suitable CSS content material in IE 6. IE 7 gains many nice advancements to CSS aid, and notwithstanding they're much fewer than its predecessor, you continue to desire a few tips to make your online page shine in Microsoft's most recent browser. It covers the workarounds that you will have the desire to make your pages paintings simply in addition in IE 7 as they do in the entire different renowned browsers. moreover, you will discover the short reference in Appendix B up to date to mirror all of IE 7's new CSS help. in addition to higher insurance of web Explorer, there’s significantly greater insurance of Mac OS X browsers, Safari, Firefox, and Opera. you will see that Mac browsers are both represented between their home windows brethren. Whom is that this e-book For? This book's fundamental viewers is a person looking to methods to use cascading type sheets to provide internet records. simply because cascading sort sheets are used to manage the presentational structure of an internet rfile, humans from backgrounds in paintings, photo layout, or those that arrange print layouts for publishing will suppose at domestic utilizing CSS. despite your historical past, CSS is an easy and robust language designed in order that a person can comprehend and use it. To get the main out of this publication, you would like a few adventure with markup languages like HTML or XHTML. while you're thoroughly new to web design and improvement, you have to start studying net programming with Jon Duckett's starting internet Programming with HTML, XHTML, and CSS. Jon Duckett's publication presents a whole evaluation of site improvement and layout for the entire newbie, while starting CSS: Cascading kind Sheets for website design, moment variation focuses in particular at the function of CSS in web design. This e-book provides the entire fabric you want to develop into ok with writing CSS from scratch. What Does This publication hide? This e-book covers parts of the CSS point 1, 2, 2.1, and three necessities. those requirements are created through an self reliant, not-for-profit net criteria association known as the area broad net Consortium (W3C) that plans and defines how net files paintings. nearly all of the ebook is written utilizing what's outlined within the CSS point 2.1 specification. This booklet leads you thru how you can write CSS in order that it truly is suitable with all the preferred internet browsers, eager about all the following renowned browsers: * Microsoft web Explorer 6 for home windows * home windows web Explorer 7 for home windows XP carrier Pack 2, home windows Server 2003, home windows XP expert sixty four bit, and home windows Vista * Safari 2 for Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) * Mozilla Firefox 2 for Mac OS X, home windows, and Linux * Opera nine for Mac OS X, home windows, and Linux The previous browsers make up over ninety nine percentage of the net browser industry percentage on the time of this writing. to your comfort, this booklet additionally comprises an built-in CSS function reference during the ebook, in addition to notes on browser compatibility. A CSS reference is usually incorporated in Appendix B. How This booklet Is dependent: This booklet is split into 3 components. the next explains each one of those 3 components intimately, and what each one bankruptcy covers. half I: the fundamentals: all through Chapters 1 via four you study the founding rules of CSS-based website design. * bankruptcy 1, "Introducing Cascading type Sheets": This bankruptcy talks approximately what CSS is, why it exists, who created it, the place it's maintained, and the way it has advanced. It additionally discusses a number of the easy modifications one of the quite a few CSS specifications—CSS point 1, CSS point 2, CSS point 2.1, and CSS point 3—and how those necessities outline what CSS is. you furthermore may study extra approximately all of the most well liked browsers in use this day, how one can receive them, and write your first CSS-enabled rfile. It additionally exhibits you ways to put in web Explorer 6 and web Explorer 7 side-by-side at the related laptop for checking out. * bankruptcy 2, "The Essentials": This bankruptcy introduces the fundamentals of CSS. Now that you've got noticeable an instance CSS rfile, this bankruptcy introduces CSS principles and the way selectors and declarations are mixed to create ideas. It demonstrates a few of the tools used to incorporate CSS in a record. It explains how keyword phrases are utilized in CSS to create predefined habit, and the way strings are utilized in CSS to consult font names in a mode sheet. It offers many of the devices of dimension that CSS helps. ultimately, it talks in regards to the other ways of specifying colour. * bankruptcy three, "Selectors": bankruptcy 2 brought the idea that of selectors. bankruptcy three talks approximately advanced selectors, and the way you follow sort to a component to a record in keeping with its context in the rfile or user-initiated occasions. * bankruptcy four, "The Cascade and Inheritance": In bankruptcy four, you find out about how you can override kinds, how priority works in a method sheet, and the way a few kinds will be thought of extra vital than others, options that come jointly to outline the cascade in cascading type sheets. you furthermore mght learn the way when you set a few types in a record, these types might be inherited to different components of a rfile looking on the context within which they're applied.Part II: houses: all through Chapters five via 12, you know about homes which are used to govern the presentation of a record. * bankruptcy five, "Text Manipulation": bankruptcy five, provides some of the homes that CSS offers for textual content manipulation. those houses supply results corresponding to controlling the quantity of house among the letters of phrases, controlling the volume of house among the phrases of a paragraph, controlling textual content alignment, underlining, overlining, or strike-through textual content. It additionally exhibits tips to keep watch over the case of textual content by way of making textual content all lowercase, uppercase, or capitalized. * bankruptcy 6, "Fonts": upon getting obvious the homes that CSS presents for textual content manipulation in bankruptcy five, bankruptcy 6 provides the CSS houses you should use to govern the presentation of fonts. those results contain employing daring textual content, surroundings a font face, environment the font dimension, environment an italic font, in addition to studying to take advantage of a estate that permits you to specify all CSS's font results in a single unmarried estate. * bankruptcy 7, "The field Model": bankruptcy 7 elaborates on a layout idea primary to CSS layout: The field version. You find out how the field version performs a big position in picking out format dimensions. utilizing the margin, border, padding, width, and top homes, you could regulate how a lot house components inside of a rfile occupy, how a lot area separates them, even if there are borders round them, no matter if scroll bars could be incorporated. It additionally discusses a CSS phenomenon referred to as margin collapsing, that's what occurs while best or backside margins come into direct touch with different most sensible or backside margins in an internet record. * bankruptcy eight, "CSS Buoyancy: Floating and Vertical Alignment": bankruptcy eight, discusses glide and transparent, houses used to manage the circulation of structure in an internet record and sometimes used to movement textual content beside photos. It additionally discusses the vertical-align estate, that's used to create results like subscript or superscript textual content, in addition to to regulate vertical alignment in desk cells. * bankruptcy nine, "List Properties": during this bankruptcy, you’ll examine the houses CSS offers to regulate presentation of ordered and unordered lists. This dialogue comprises the choices CSS presents for predefined record markers, customized record markers, and the placement of checklist markers. * bankruptcy 10, "Backgrounds": bankruptcy 10, provides the houses CSS presents to regulate backgrounds in an internet web page. This contains homes that set a heritage colour or heritage snapshot, in addition to those who keep an eye on the location of a history, the tiling of a heritage, and no matter if a history continues to be fastened in position as an online web page is scrolled or is still static. ultimately, the bankruptcy exhibits you the way to take advantage of a estate that mixes these kinds of person results right into a unmarried estate. * bankruptcy eleven, "Positioning": You’ll see 4 kinds of positioning: static, relative, absolute, and stuck. you utilize positioning basically to layer parts of a record. It additionally describes a few of the functional makes use of for positioning, similar to making a multicolumn format. * bankruptcy 12, "Tables": bankruptcy 12, provides the several homes that CSS offers for styling (X)HTML tables. The houses offered during this bankruptcy allow you to regulate the spacing among the cells of a desk, the situation of the desk caption, and no matter if empty cells are rendered. It additionally seems to be intimately on the on hand tags and ideas that (X)HTML offers for structuring tabular info. half III: complex CSS and replacement Media: all through Chapters thirteen, 14, and 15 you find out about find out how to use CSS to make files for printing, and one other form of record altogether, XML. * bankruptcy thirteen, "Styling for Print": This bankruptcy discusses what steps to take to exploit CSS to supply replacement kind sheets to create a printer-friendly model of an internet rfile. * bankruptcy 14, "XML": during this bankruptcy, you notice how one can use CSS to kind XML content material. This bankruptcy focuses particularly at the CSS demonstrate estate and the way you utilize this estate to alter the habit of tags in an XML or HTML/XHTML record. * bankruptcy 15, "The Cursor Property": the following you spot how one can swap the user's mouse cursor utilizing CSS, how one can customise the mouse cursor, and what browsers help which cursor beneficial properties. * bankruptcy sixteen, “Dean Edwards’s ‘IE7’”: This bankruptcy talks approximately one substitute to a number of the hacks and workarounds that you simply want for IE6. It talks approximately the best way to set up an HTTP server in your site, and the way to put in and use Dean Edwards's "IE7" JavaScript, that's a set of IE6 hacks and workarounds designed to make "IE6" characteristic suitable with its successor. This bankruptcy is obtainable on-line purely, at the Wrox site at www.wrox.com/go/beginning_css2e. * Appendixes: Appendix A includes the solutions to bankruptcy workouts. Appendix B, "CSS Reference," offers a spot so you might lookup CSS good points and browser compatibility at the fly. Appendix C, "CSS Colors," presents a reference of CSS named shades. Appendix D, "Browser Rendering Modes," presents a reference for the browser rendering modes invoked by means of the presence or absence of a record variety assertion (discussed in bankruptcy 7).

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