Now on IBM developerWorks: Install and configure Xalan-Java (Tutorial) — This new tutorial by author Nicholas Chase tells step-by-step how to install, configure, and test the Xalan-Java XSL Transformation processor. Installing Xalan-J involves preparing the environment by obtaining an appropriate Java Virtual Machine, setting environment variables, and installing the files. After installation, you can set [...]
Now on InformIT.com: PHP Basics, Part 2: Database-Driven Pages — Part 1 of this series of three articles considered the basics of building a dynamic web page using PHP. This article explores using PHP to interact with a database, including creating tables and inserting, updating, and selecting data.
Now on IBM developerWorks: Tip: Control white space in an XSLT style sheet — Because the style sheet and the source document in an XSLT transformation have different rules regarding white space stripping, it often seems as though the production of spaces and line breaks has no rhyme or reason in the process. This tip [...]
Now on IBM developerWorks: Install and configure the Xerces2 Java parser (Tutorial) — The first step in working with XML is parsing the data into a workable form. This tutorial guides you through the steps necessary to install and configure the Xerces2 Java parser.
Now on IBM developerWorks: Tip: Use imports and includes to override XSLT templates — Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT) provide two different ways to combine several style sheets in the transformation of a single source document. In the process, it’s almost inevitable that more than one template will apply to a single node. Which template [...]
Now on IBM developerWorks: Tip: Using a DOM NodeFilter — XML’s DOM Level 2 Traversal module provides two new objects, the TreeWalker and the NodeIterator, which simplify the process of navigating a Document. More than that, the module defines a NodeFilter, which can be used to programmatically control what Nodes are visible to the TreeWalker [...]
Now on IBM developerWorks: Building an Amazon storefront using SOAP and the WSDK (Tutorial) — This tutorial is for developers who want to use SOAP to access the Amazon product database through Amazon Web Services (AWS). It shows you how to use the IBM WebSphere SDK for Web Services (WSDK) to create Java classes from [...]