Definitive XML Schema

Definitive XML Schema


ISBN: 0130655678

1st edition, , Prentice Hall PTR.


The authoritative XML Schema reference and tutorial!

To leverage the full power of XML, companies need shared vocabularies to base their documents and scripts upon. XML Schema makes it possible to create those shared vocabularies--and Definitive XML Schema is the authoritative guide to the standard! Written by Priscilla Walmsley, a member of the W3C working group that created XML Schema, this book explains the W3C Recommendation with unprecedented insight and clarity--and introduces practical techniques for writing schemas to support any B2B, Web service, or content processing application. Coverage includes:

Definitive XML Schema brings together expert guidance for schema design, superior approaches to schema development, and the most systematic XML Schema reference on the market. Whether you're a developer, architect, or content specialist, it's the only XML Schema resource you need!

"XML Schema is an incredibly powerful--and complex--document schema language, with such new capabilities as strong typing, modularity, inheritance, and identity constraints. This book guides you through the complexity so you can confidently use that power for your own projects."

--Charles F. Goldfarb

About the author

Priscilla Walmsley is Managing Director of Datypic and a consultant specializing in XML architecture and data management. She previously co-founded XMLSolutions Corporation. Walmsley has over fifteen years of experience in content management, electronic commerce, and enterprise application integration.

Walmsley was a member of the W3C XML Schema Working Group from 1999 to 2004, where she served as an Invited Expert. In addition to Definitive XML Schema, she is the author of XQuery (O'Reilly Media), and co-author of the book Web Service Contract Design and Versioning for SOA.