Publishing Books Using XML Technologies
Dr. Herong Yang, Version 4.01

Requirements on Web Page Files

This section describes some general requirements on Web page files generated by hyPub.

If you want your book to be published on your Website, you need to present the book through a set of Web page files. Here are some general requirements on those files that are supported by hyPub:

  • One book will be presented in multiple Web pages, one page per chapter and per section.
  • An index page will be presented as the first Web page of the book with the table of contents.
  • Chapters and sections will be linked together with hyper links and the table of contents.
  • Each Web page file should meet the XHTML format standard.
  • The CSS file that contains the style properties must be assigned to all Web pages.
  • The JavaScript file that contains some common HTML codes must be assigned to all Web pages.
  • Image files must be included, if they are needed in the book.
  • Each Web page should be well formatted based the page layout, and CSS style properties.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Ideas on Publishing Books using XML

 Overview of hyPub - A Simple XML Publishing Tool

 Writing Book Contents in XHTML Source Files

 Transforming Book Source Files with XSL Technology

 Designing Web Page Layouts with Tables

 Controlling Web Page Appearance with CSS

 Sharing HTML Codes with JavaScript Files

Generating Web Pages with hyPub

Requirements on Web Page Files

 Web Page Files Generation Steps

 Web Page Generation with hyPub Perl Programs

 hyPub Sample Web Pages and Source Code

 Formatting Printable Documents with XSL-FO

 Generating PDF Documents with hyPub

 Areas of Future Improvements

 References

 PDF Printing Version

Dr. Herong Yang, updated in 2007
Requirements on Web Page Files