XML the Microsoft Way
by Peter G. Aitken
Addison Wesley 2002
532 pages, $39.99
Provides a clear and concise explanation of XML and important related technologies, and detailed instructions on working with XML using a variety of Microsoft development tools and applications. Plentiful code examples get you up and running quickly. See the review comments following.
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Page 47. Second line of code should read
<!Element part ...
<!Element item ...
Page 48. First sentence after the "Declaring Attributes heading, change "information elements" to "information to elements."
Page 85. Last sentence of Summary should say "detailed in this chapter" instead of "detailed in the chapter."
Page 117. The line of code about halfway down the page should have a semicolon after "serif"
Page 122: The last 2 lines of code on the page are both missing the terminating semicolon.
Page 157. Second paragraph, "refer to the namespace" should read "refer to the same namespace."
Page 196. In the table entry for "font-stretch", in the description, the word "keyword" should be deleted and a comma belongs between "condensed" and "expanded."
Page 230. In the 3rd row of the table, the word "Documents" belongs in the third column and not in the second column.
Page 233. In listing 10.1, the 6th line of code. The quotation marks should contain "^--" instead of " - ".
Page 234. The second sentence after the heading "DOMDocument events:" Delete the words "to detect."
Page 237. Table 10.4, 2nd row, 2nd column. Change "first.Child" to firstChild"
Page 283. First sentence after the sidebar, change mssoapinit() to soapinit().
Page 285. First paragraph, 3rd sentence from end. "You to 'execute'" should read "You to have 'execute'".
Page 333. The first code snippet is missing its CDATA tags. After the opening <style> tag there should be
and before the closing </style> tag there should be
Page 438. Next to last sentence, "references" should read "referenced."
Page 456. Listing 18.7, near the end. Should reference "list1806.htm" and not "list1813.htm."
Page 491: in one of the XML code samples there is a ] following a </person> tag - it should be deleted.
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