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

Web Page Files Generation Steps

This section describes the steps required to generate Web page files from your book source file using hyPub.

The following steps are needed to generate Web page files from the book source files using hyPub:

1. Validating the book source files to make sure they are well formed XML files.

2. Merging multiple book source files into a single source file, if there a single book is stored in multiple source files.

3. Splitting the source file into multiple Web page files with one file per chapter and per section.

4. Transforming Web page files to include page layout and other formatting information.

5. Compiling Web page files to resolve variables and build hyper links.

6. Transforming Web page files to apply final touches.

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
Web Page Files Generation Steps