In Practice

While this chapter introduces just enough XSLT to get you started, there’s enough information in this chapter to create some fairly sophisticated Web pages based on an XML document. For example, the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) site now uses XSLT to transform portions of its content into HTML. In particular, the XSL page uses the basic techniques described here to create text boxes, margins, wrapping text, and overlaps. Of course, the style sheet employs some more advanced features of XSLT. However, the basic structure of the style sheet is exactly as presented in this chapter. You can view the page at http://www.w3.org/Style/XSL/. This page also contains a link to the XSLT source transformation for the page.

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