Today you have looked at transforming XML documents into other data formats. The XSLT standard defines an XML stylesheet format that specifies how to transform an XML document into a new format. XSLT is commonly used to transform XML data into HTML for presentation by a Web browser.
An XSLT stylesheet defines a set of rules. Each rule
Is matched against elements in an XML source document
Defines transformations that are applied to the matched element to create the transformed data
Can be applied to a selected element or multiple elements including a complete tree hierarchy of elements
Uses the XPath notation to match XML elements (the same XPath notation is also used with XPointers in XML documents)
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