Linking Multiple Schema Documents Together

This chapter provides notes and tutorial examples on linking multiple schema documents together. Topics include using 'include', 'redefine', and 'import' components; redefining datatypes; importing element declarations from other namespaces.

Schema Component Reuse - "include", "redefine" or "import"

Including Old Schema Documents - "include" Component

Including Old Schema Documents - Examples

Including Old Schema Documents - Errors

Redefining Old Datatypes - "redefine" Component

Redefining Old Datatypes - XML Examples

Redefining Old Datatypes - Errors

Importing Declarations Across Namespaces - "import" Component

Importing Declarations Across Namespaces - Examples

Using Elements Declared in Different Namespaces

Using Elements Declared in Different Namespaces - Errors

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to XML Schema

 XML Editor and Schema Processor - XMLPad

 Java API for XML Processing - JAXP

 JAXP - XML Schema (XSD) Validation

 Xerces2 Java Parser - Java API of XML Parsers

 Using Xerces2 Java API

 XML Schema Language - Basics

 Introduction of XSD Built-in Datatypes

 "string" and Its Derived Datatypes

 "decimal" and Its Derived Datatypes

 "dateTime" and Its Related Datatypes

 Miscellaneous Built-in Datatypes

 Facets, Constraining Facets and Restriction Datatypes

 "simpleType" - Defining Your Own Simple Datatypes

 Complex Element Declaration

 Identity-Constraints: unique, key and keyref

 Assertion as Custom Validation Rules

 XML Schema Location and Namespace in XML Documents

 Overriding Element Types in XML Documents

Linking Multiple Schema Documents Together

 Glossary

 References

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