Now on IBM developerWorks: Tip: Include external information with general entities — General entities enable XML authors to conveniently include not only characters that would be difficult to represent directly, but also information that must be repeated. They also enable you to import information from another file, as well as from another location. This tip [...]
Now on IBM developerWorks: XML Schema validation in Xerces-Java 2 (Tutorial) — XML Schema provides validation capabilities that weren’t available with Document Type Definitions. Xerces-Java 2.0 provides virtually complete support for the W3C’s XML Schemas, and beyond. This tutorial guides you through the process of using schema validation with Xerces-Java 2.0.
Now on IBM developerWorks: Tip: Customize a DTD with parameter entities — Creating a Document Type Definition (DTD) and using it to validate your document is a good way to ensure that the data fits a particular structure. In some cases, however, you want to give users some control over the structure. Parameter entities enable [...]
Now on IBM developerWorks: Tip: XSL transformations to and from a SAX stream — The Transformation API for XML (TrAX) simplifies the process of performing XSL transformations by creating a situation where you only need to create the source, style, and result objects, then manipulate them using a Transformer object. When sources and results are [...]