Section 3: XML Sites, Resources, and Books
Within the XML section below you'll find annotated links to helpful Web sites or Web site sections devoted to XML, other XML resources, and recommended books on XML.
Do you know of some good XML resources, such as XML tutorials, references, software, books, or resources related to XML? Recommendations are welcome and encouraged!
On this page:
Web Sites or Web Site Sections Devoted To XML
The sites and site sections devoted to XML listed in this section typically contain articles, tutorials, resources, code snippets, programs, and much more.
- The XML Cover Pages: Extensible Markup Language (XML)
by Robin Cover. An amazingly thorough informational resource all about XML, with links to many other resources, too.
Dedicated to learning XML. Includes XML tutorials and articles, a code library, XML products, training, XML references, an online forum, and more.
- Web Services: XML
Section at O'Reilly Web Services area devoted to XML. You'll find plenty of helpful XML tutorials, references, and resources there by well-respected experts on XML. [Part of O'Reilly XML.com.]
W3Schools.com section on XML. Provides good tutorials for beginners through advanced; how to use XML; XML syntax, elements and attributes; validation; browser support; using XML with CSS, XSL and HTML; Microsoft XML parser; and much more.
- XML at Sun
Developer connection with articles, tools, and tips for developers; enterprise section with XML case studies, technology updates, and analysis of key XML standards and industry initiatives; Standards section with links to the Electronic Business XML (ebXML) Initiative, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), W3C, the Apache XML Project, and more. [XML section part of the Sun Web site.]
An entire Web site, sponsored by O'Reilly, devoted to XML. Its goals are to help beginners through advanced users of XML. "A core feature of the site is the Annotated XML Specification, created by Tim Bray, co-editor of XML 1.0 and a contributing editor for XML.com." Huge resources here in at least a dozen categories, including business, graphics, metadata, mobile, protocols, schemas, style, the Web. Also include features, news, events, buyer's guide, new resources, training, FAQs.
An entire Web site devoted to XML, covering news, issues, opinions, jobs, and programming advice. This site is especially aimed at accessibility, community, timeliness and depth. Run by a group of XML experts.
Central location for XML, includes a large variety of working demos with downloadable sourcecode, and links to more resources.
An entire site devoted to XML. Includes tutorials at all levels, an XML quick start, XML for webmasters and graphic artists, publishers, writers and scientists, XSL programmers, Web services programmers, and more. Also has an example repository and mailing list.
Other XML Links Resources
- Essential XML Sites
Quite a few helpful links on XML, nicely categorized. [Resources by Kenneth B. Sall.]
- XML Editors
Annotated listing of links via XML.com. [Resources part of O'Reilly's XML.com.]
- XML Resources [Resources by James Clark.]
- XML Tools
Comprehensive listing of XML-related tools, well organized by categories. Helpful information also includes ratings of each tool, more detailed information, and reviews of each tools as available. [Resource part of XML Pitstop.]
- XML, XSLT, XPath, XPointer, XML Resources and Specifications [Resources by Jennifer Kyrnin, About.com's Guide to Web Design, HTML.]
Recommended Books on XML
Read short reviews and find more book recommendations on Web site-related topics in our Recommended Books, Software section!