XSL Translation from XML to HTML

“Vocabulary.xsl”   This is used in conjunction with “Vocabulary.xml” to demonstrate the power of XSL translation.  Put both in the same directory, load the .xml file in IE, and IE will automatically apply the transformation into HTML.   Key points: Translation from XML to HTML, Sorting on the Word elements, and Matching within the Ancor tag     <?xml version=”1.0″?>   <!— Created by Noah Coad, coad.net/noah, noah@coad.net, 3/23/04 —>   <xsl:stylesheet version=”1.0″ xmlns:xsl=”http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform”>    <xsl:template match=”/Vocabulary”>      <html>      <head>      <title>Vocabulary Words</title>      <style type=”text/css”>          body        {font: 10pt verdana;}      … Continue reading XSL Translation from XML to HTML

Sample XML Data, Vocabulary.xml

“Vocabulary.xml”   This is my first code posting so bear with as they get better.  This is a sample XML file that will be used for a number of the other postings.     <?xml version=”1.0″ standalone=”yes”?> <?xml-stylesheet type=“text/xsl” href=“Vocabulary.xsl”?> <Vocabulary>   <Set>     <Word>Prerogative</Word>     <Desc>An exclusive right or privilege held by a person or group, especially a hereditary or official right.</Desc>   </Set>   <Set>     <Word>Inextricably</Word>     <Desc>Unavoidable; inescapable.  So intricate or entangled as to make escape impossible.  Too involved or complicated to solve.</Desc>   </Set>   <Set>     <Word>Eclectic</Word>     <Desc>Selecting or employing individual elements from … Continue reading Sample XML Data, Vocabulary.xml

First Blog Post

Welcome to my first blog post! Let me introduce myself…  My name is Noah Coad (pronounced “code”).  I am up here at my first (and last, more below) MVP Global Summit, which has been absolutely incredible!  My colleagues have convinced me to give this blog thing a decent try.  So this first post may be long, but bear with… J Personal Websitehttp://coad.net/noah Shared Coding Projects, Tutorials, and Toolshttp://coad.net/products Short Bio As a kid, my Electrical Engineering father would create electronic schematics and taught me to solder and put his circuits together before I could write.  Games on the XT 8086 … Continue reading First Blog Post