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Lesson 4 XML Course Material
Objective Explore course resources.

XML Course Material for XML Programming

There are numerous resources offered with this course that will help you to complete it successfully.
In addition to the Orientation, there are several other resources available to you.
You will come across those listed below as you progress through the course.

Glossary

Throughout this course, you'll have the opportunity to review definitions of key terms.
These terms are defined in the course glossary. The terms appear as italicized and underlined in the Lesson text.
Clicking a glossary term opens a pop-up window with the definition.

Course bookstore

The following book is recommended when taking the course.
XML Programming Success

Exercise submissions

After completing some exercises, you will be required to cut and paste your source code into a text submission box. Copying and pasting is generally easy to accomplish. In the next Lesson, you will be given an explanation regarding XML.

<tagname> </tagname>
<tagname/>
<tagname>children</tagname>

Elements typically make up the majority of the content of an XML document. Every XML document has exactly one top-level element, known as the document element. Elements have a name and may also have children. These children may themselves be elements or may be processing instructions, comments, CDATA sections, or characters. The children of an element are ordered. Elements may also be annotated with attributes. The attributes of an element are unordered. An element may also have namespace declarations associated with it. The namespace declarations of an element are unordered.