Charles F. Goldfarb's XML Handbook (4th Edition)

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9780130651983: Charles F. Goldfarb's XML Handbook (4th Edition)

In the past year, there has been dramatic evolution in XML-related standards, specifications, techniques, and products. Now, Charles F. Goldfarb and Paul Prescod have updated their definitive, best-selling XML guidebook to reflect the very latest innovations. Accessible enough for non-technical managers, thorough and accurate enough for technical professionals, Charles F. Goldfarb's XML Handbook, Fourth Edition delivers practical insight for decision-making and implementation, real-world case studies, in-depth explanations of XML technologies, and more than 175 hand-picked XML software and trialware packages -- now on two CD-ROMs! Charles F. Goldfarb's XML Handbook, Fourth Edition contains extensive new coverage of the latest XML standards and specifications, including XML Web Services, XML Query, XSL, Xpath, Xlink, Xpointer, Topic Maps, and even the just-finalized XML Schema Structures and Datatypes specifications. Goldfarb and leading XML developer Paul Prescod show how XML is simplifying supply chain integration, portal and "digital dashboard" development, trading exchanges, enterprise-class Web site management, and many other applications. They present several new enterprise case studies, and review state-of-the-art XML solutions, from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Sun, Intel, Hewlett-Packard, Adobe, and many others.

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  • The proven XML resource: applications, products, technologies, and tutorials!
  • Revised and enlarged-latest standards and trends: schemas, datatypes, XSL, voice, wireless
  • Two CD-ROMs: 175 genuinely free software packages, including the IBM alphaWorks suite
  • Web services: SOAP, WSDL, UDDI

FREE Trial Version TurboXML IDE & Schema Editor

FREE NeoCore XMS Native XML Database—Personal Edition

100,000 copies in print


The proven resource for the Semantic Web and Web Services—100,000 copies in six languages!

Developers, managers, consultants, and VCs rely on its technical accuracy, accessible writing style, and broad and deep coverage.

Learn XML

Start by learning what XML is, why it came to be, how it differs from HTML, and the handful of vital concepts that you must understand to apply XML quickly and successfully—in your business and in your code.


Experience XML through illustrated discussions of tools and applications: Web services, B2B, B2C, EDI, exchanges, e-commerce, integration, portals, content management, databases, conversion, syndication, telephony, wireless, customization, publication, presentation.

Master XML

Master the details from friendly, in-depth presentations: XML, schemas, DTDs, datatypes, XSLT, XSL-FO, XLink, XPath, XPointer, XSDL, namespaces, topic maps, RDF, SOAP, UDDI, WSDL, VoiceXML.

"This book is an excellent starting point where you can learn and experiment with XML. As the inventor of SGML, Dr. Charles F. Goldfarb is one of the most respected authorities on structured information." —From the Foreword by Jean Paoli,
Microsoft XML architect and co-editor of the W3C XML specification

2 CD-ROMs: 175 no-time-limit FREE packages

About the Author:

CHARLES F. GOLDFARB is the father of XML technology. He invented SGML, the Standard Generalized Markup Language on which both XML and HTML are based. You can find him on the Web at xmlbooks

PAUL PRESCOD is a leading XML software developer, trainer, and consultant. He was a member of the W3C group that developed XML.

With participation by industry leaders, including top experts from our sponsor companies.

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Goldfarb, Charles F., Prescod, Paul
Published by Prentice Hall PTR (2001)
ISBN 10: 0130651982 ISBN 13: 9780130651983
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