XML technology


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XML-related technologies

We already know a lot about XML, so what are the techniques associated with XML? P lease refer to this section.

Below is a list of XML technologies.


XHTML (Extensable HTML)
Stricter and purer XML-based HTML versions.

XML DOM (XML Document Object Model)
Access and manipulate the standard document model for XML.

XSL (extensable style sheet language). XSL consists of three parts:

  • XSLT (XSL conversion) - Convert XML to other formats, such as HTML
  • XSL-FO (XSL Format Object) - The language used to format the XML document
  • XPath - The language used to navigate the XML document

XQuery (XML query language)
XML-based language for querying XML data.

DTD (document type definition)
The standard used to define legitimate elements in an XML document.

XSD (XML Architecture)
XML-based DTD alternatives.

XLink (XML Link Language)
The language in which hyperlinks are created in the XML document.

XPointer (XML pointer language)
Allow xLink hyperlinks to point to more specific parts of the XML document.

SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol)
XML-based protocols that allow applications to exchange information on top of HTTP.

WSDL (Web Service Description Language)
The XML-based language used to describe the network service.

RDF (Resource Description Framework)
The XML-based language used to describe network resources.

RSS (True Easy Aggregation)
The format in which news and news site content are aggregated.

SVG (scalable vector graphics)
A graphic that defines an XML format.