XML Language Basics

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a language used primarily for the management, display, and organization of data. XML consists of tags used to define elements and is derived from SGML or Standard Generalized Markup Language for use on the web. This course discusses the basics of creating documents in XML. It also covers how to use Document Type Definitions (DTDs) to define the structure of the document, as well as its newer alternative, an XML schema.

Target Audience

Individuals who wish to learn how to generate web content using XML, who have experience in using HTML, CSS, and basic JavaScript to develop web content.


Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

Introduction to XML

  • describe an XML hierarchy
  • XML Basics

  • create a basic XML document
  • Writing a Basic XML Document

    XML DTDs and Validation

  • recognize how to create a basic XML DTD
  • XML Schemas and Validation

  • recognize how to create an XML schema
  • Creating an XML Schema





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