The intent of this chapter is not to teach eXtensible Markup Language (XML) or eXtensible Stylesheet Language (XSL), and the assumption is that you are already familiar with XML. Although for some of you who did not have the time to explore these powerful markup languages, this chapter can still help you gain insight into features that are available through these languages. If you are new to XML and XSL, you may want to get started by reading resources available on



Throughout this chapter you will find how to create useful Web Parts and customize the dashboard interface of SharePoint Portal Server.

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