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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual Quickpro Guide by Lucinda Dykes

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Chapter 14. Using XML and XHTML

XML (Extensible Markup Language) is a markup language—it uses tags to label and organize information. Unlike HTML, which uses a predefined set of tags, such as body and form, XML is extensible. You create a set of custom XML tags to contain your data. XML files are plain-text files and don’t require any special software to create or interpret them. This makes XML an excellent choice for exchanging data between different hardware platforms or software applications.

Dreamweaver 8 enables you to add an XML file as a data source to your dynamic Web pages. XML files don’t contain any formatting information, so in order to display XML data in a browser, you need to attach a style sheet—either CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) ...

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