XSL transformation

XSL transformation

The conversion of an XML document into a different format based on the XSL style sheet. See XSL.
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The XSL transformation is carried out by mapping RSS elements with the corresponding topic map elements.
IE also supports basic XSL transformation directly in the browser.
The first area is XSLT (XSL Transformation), which deals with applying a set of stylesheet transformation rules to the data and transforming the data into another document.
Users would only need to type their data once in a XML file and apply a different XSL transformation in order to generate each type of document.
Some of these technologies are SOAP [4], WSDL [5], UDDI [6], XML Schema [7], document object model (DOM) Application Program Interface (API) [8], Extensible Style sheet Language (XSL) [9], XSL Transformations (XSLT) [10], XML Path language (XPath) [11] and many more.
Some chapters, like Maureen E Walsh's "Metadata Repurposing Using XSLT" are nearly incomprehensible to the technological novice, as when she defines the transformation language XLST by explaining, "The XSL family is made up of XSL Transformations (XSLT), XML Path Language (XPath) and XSL Formatting Objects (XSL-FO)" (p.
XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 1.0, W3C Recommendation, 1999.
The book moves from an introduction to the XML document structure through progressively more complex aspects of XML--such as DTDs, namespaces, and schemas--to related concepts--such as XSL transformations (XSLT).