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XML Companion, The, Third Edition by Neil Bradley

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Significant XML domains

Some significant applications of XML require additional, but very different adjunct standards to support them. This book explores the standards developed to support the two most prominent of these applications.

Data exchange applications

Wherever complex data must be exchanged between two programs, XML has the potential to play a significant role. Its self-describing nature, and its simple text-based data format, together ensure its utility in maintaining complex structures and relationships:

The electronic exchange of commercial information between software applications, usually in different organizations, is very important ...

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