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Sample XML programs

 
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i want to learn XML.so kindly help me to know about how to compile and run XML programs. and i want some simple XML examples
 
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Hi megala,
Try this example
/*** samp2.xml **/
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="samp2.xsl"?>
<CATALOG>
<CD>
<TITLE>Empire Burlesque</TITLE>
<ARTIST>Bob Dylan</ARTIST>
<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
<COMPANY>Columbia</COMPANY>
<PRICE>10.90</PRICE>
<YEAR>1985</YEAR>
</CD>
<CD>
<TITLE>Return of the Judai</TITLE>
<ARTIST>Judas Priest</ARTIST>
<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
<COMPANY>Columbia</COMPANY>
<PRICE>20.90</PRICE>
<YEAR>1995</YEAR>
</CD>
<CD>
<TITLE>Dangerous</TITLE>
<ARTIST>Michael Jackson</ARTIST>
<COUNTRY>USA</COUNTRY>
<COMPANY>Sony</COMPANY>
<PRICE>30.00</PRICE>
<YEAR>1992</YEAR>
</CD>
</CATALOG>
/****samp2.xsl ****/
<?xml version='1.0'?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xsl">
<xsl:template match="/">
<html>
<body>
<table border="2" bgcolor="cyan">
<tr>
<th>Title</th>
<th>Artist</th>
<th>Price</th>
<th>Company</th>
</tr>
<xsl:for-each select="CATALOG/CD">
<tr>
<td><xsl:value-of select="TITLE"/></td>
<td><xsl:value-of select="ARTIST"/></td>
<td><xsl:value-of select="PRICE"/></td>
<td><xsl:value-of select="COMPANY"/></td>
</tr>
</xsl:for-each>
</table>
</body>
</html>
</xsl:template>
</xsl:stylesheet><?xml version='1.0'?>
<xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/TR/WD-xsl">
<xsl:template match="/">
<html>
<body>
<table border="2" bgcolor="cyan">
<tr>
<th>Title</th>
<th>Artist</th>
<th>Price</th>
<th>Company</th>
</tr>
<xsl:for-each select="CATALOG/CD">
<tr>
<td><xsl:value-of select="TITLE"/></td>
<td><xsl:value-of select="ARTIST"/></td>
<td><xsl:value-of select="PRICE"/></td>
<td><xsl:value-of select="COMPANY"/></td>
</tr>
</xsl:for-each>
</table>
</body>
</html>
</xsl:template>
</xsl:stylesheet>
copy these 2 files in a directory..And call samp2.xml file in a browser..u will get the following in a table format..
Title Artist Price Company
Empire Burlesque Bob Dylan 10.90 Columbia
Return of the Judai Judas Priest 20.90 Columbia
Dangerous Michael Jackson 30.00 Sony
welcome to xml and All the best in learning...
 
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XML is a technology to specify and render data. Its NOT
a traditional computer language like C/C++/Java/...
that you write programs and compile to see results
(atleast not in that sense).
Its more of a "how to represent this data?" and a lot more...
regds.
- satya
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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