Mastering XSLT

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Course Number: XML-120

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

XSLT Training Overview

XSLT (Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations) enables you to transform XML data from one document type into other XML document types, and even into other formats such as HTML, XHTML, WML, and XQL.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Programming courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Master how to use XSLT and XPath to transform XML documents into XHTML, other XML document formats, and plain text
  • Learn how to automate XSLT

Prerequisites

Prior knowledge of XML, as taught in Accelebrate's Core XML training class, is required.

Outline

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XSLT Basics
  • eXtensible Stylesheet Language
  • An XSLT Stylesheet
    • xsl:template
    • xsl:value-of
    • Whitespace and xsl:text
  • Output Types
    • Text
    • XML
    • HTML
  • XSLT Elements and Attributes
    • xsl:element
    • xsl:attribute
    • Attributes and Curly Brackets
XPath
  • XPath in XSLT
  • XPath Expression
  • XPath Terminology
    • Context Node
    • Current Node
    • Context Size
    • Proximity Position
  • Location Paths
  • Axis
  • Node Test
  • Predicate
  • Accessing Nodes
  • Abbreviated Syntax
  • XPath Functions
  • XPath Operators
Flow Control in XSLT
  • Looping in XSLT
  • Sorting with XSLT
  • Looping and Sorting
  • Conditions with XSLT
XSLT Templates, Parameters and Variables
  • xsl:apply-templates
  • xsl:call-template
  • Passing Parameters
  • Removing Content
  • Template Modes
  • Template Priority
    • Default Priorities
    • Assigning Priorities
  • XSLT Variables
Multiple XML and XSLT Documents
  • Including XSLTs
  • Importing XSLTs
  • Conflict resolution
  • The document() Function
Working with Keys
  • Key Basics
    • The key() Function
    • Improving Performance with Keys
    • Grouping
Advanced XSLT Techniques
  • Working with Numbered Lists
    • The position() function
    • xsl:number
  • Outputting Processing Instructions
  • Copying Nodes
    • xsl:copy
    • xsl:copy-of
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All XSLT training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Appropriate software for performing XSLT - we will work with you to select this based on your available tools and developers' experience.


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