XML has special entities that can be used to enter text into XML documents without typing it all out. There are many letter and symbols that can be inserted into bot XML and HTML documents by using entities. In XML, however, there are only five predefined entities. Five Special Symbols Below are the five special ..
Empty Elements in XML Empty elements are elements that do not have any content of their own, this means that they do not keep data inside an opening and closing tags. Instead, they will have attributes which they will use to store data about the element, to describe it. For example, you might have a ..
The rules of writing an XML document XML has a structure that is regular and predictible, this is what makes it human readable. It is defined by a set of rules. If your document satisfies these rules, itis considered well-formed. XML declaration This is the first tag you will find in xml documents, it tells ..
A sample of what xml can do XML documents, like HTML documents are comprised of tags and data. The big difference between these is that the tags in html are already created (you just need to use them) and in xml the author of the document creates his own tags that describe the data according ..
Scripting on the web Web pages are created using HTML (hypertext markup language) or XML (extensible markup language) which create static content (text and images). Web scripting changes all that, it allows the use of interactive content, the simplest example of this would be changing the color of a button when hovering over it or ..
WWW is an acronym for World Wide Web, the first thing to emphasize is that it is not a synonym for the internet. The World Wide web or just the Web is a subset of the internet, a system of Internet servers that support formatted documents, web pages. These documents are formatted in a markup ..
Why XML is relevant? XML is an acronym for eXtensible Markup Language, is a metalanguage similar with HTML but it offers developers the ability to create their own tags that are specific to their business or applications. XML offers a method of structuring data, separating presentation, structure and meaning from the actual content, it is ..
Why you should use Dia? Dia is an free and open source software similar to GIMP and Inkscape. If you’re anything like me at least at some point in your life the words free and open source were music to your ears (awww college), but I continued to use it long after in my career ..
A simple way to look at how the Internet works We live in a world where sending a instant message in the form of a email to someone thousands of miles away, displaying a message to millions of people in the form of a tweet or a blog post is considered not only normal but ..