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Special Edition Using XML, Second Edition by - et al. David Gulbransen

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Many Technologies Contribute to the Power of XML

As we mentioned earlier, XML is not simply one Recommendation and one technology. This can be a bit confusing to people who are new to XML and are looking for a single, simple language that they can use, such as Visual Basic. For example, it is possible to use XML, the core 1.0 Recommendation version of XML, to create well-formed XML documents for use in a variety of computing applications. These XML documents could be used as a standard file format for storing application documents, or they could be used as configuration files for a server, and so on.

However, if you wanted to use XML as a file format for storing information, and then publishing that information in print, on CD-ROM, and on the ...

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