XSD (XML Schema Definition) Introduction

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on XSD (XML Schema Definition). Topics include introduction to XSD (XML Schema Definition); using schema location attribute to associate a schema to an XML document; specifying XML elements, attributes and entities declaration statements inside or outside XML files; validating XML files against XSD schemas.

What Is XSD (XML Schema Definition)?

XML Files with Embedded XSD Statements

XML Files with Linked External XSD Files

Validating an XML File against a XSD Schema

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of XML (eXtensible Markup Language)

 XML File Syntax

 XML File Browsers

 DOM (Document Object Model) Programming Interface

 SAX (Simple API for XML) Programming Interface

 DTD (Document Type Definition) Introduction

 Syntaxes of DTD Statements

 Validating an XML Document against the Specified DTD Document Type

XSD (XML Schema Definition) Introduction

 Syntaxes of XSD Statements

 Validating XML Documents Against Specified XML Schemas

 XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) Introduction

 XSLT (XSL Transformations) Introduction

 Java Implementation of XSLT

 XPath (XML Path) Language

 XSLT Elements as Programming Statements

 Control and Generate XML Element in the Result

 XML Notepad - XML Editor

 XML Tools Plugin for Notepad++

 XML 1.1 Changes and Parsing Examples

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version