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Communicating with XML

By Airi Salminen , Frank Tompa

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This book provides extensive insight into the possibilities and challenges of XML in building new information management solutions in networked organizations. Applications across a broad spectrum are examined and numerous case studies are presented.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4614-0991-5
  • 237 Pages
  • User Level: Professionals
  • Publication Date: February 2, 2012
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $79.95
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This book provides extensive insight into the possibilities and challenges of XML in building new information management solutions in networked organizations. After a brief introduction to Web communication features and XML fundamentals, the book examines the benefits of adopting XML and illustrates various types of XML use: XML in document management; XML for data-centric and multimedia components; XML as a format for metadata, including metadata for the Semantic Web; and XML in support of data interchange between software applications and among organizations. The challenges of adopting XML in large-scale information management are also discussed. In addition, applications across a broad spectrum are examined and numerous case studies pertaining to the adoption of XML are presented. The book is particularly suitable for courses offered in Information Studies, Information Systems, or Information Technology. It also serves as an excellent practical guide for professionals in information management and provides important support material for courses in Computer Science and in Business.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Setting the Stage.
  2. Fundamentals.
  3. Why use XML?.
  4. Document Management.
  5. Data
  6. Centric and Multimedia Components.
  7. Metadata.
  8. Data Interchange.
  9. Adopting XML for Large
  10. Scale Information.
  11. Introduction to XHTML.
  12. History of XML.
  13. Extended Backus
  14. Naur Form (EBNF).
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