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

Transforming Book Source Files with XSL Technology

This chapter describes how to transform book source files with Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) templates and XML transformation engines.

What Is XSL (eXtensible Style Language)?

Introduction to XSL Templates?

xalan - XSL Transformation Processing Engine

How XSL Technology Is Used in hyPub?

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

 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
Transforming Book Source Files with XSL Technology