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XML and PHP, 1st edition

  • Vikram Vaswani

Published by Sams Publishing (June 6th 2002) - Copyright © 2003

1st edition

XML and PHP

ISBN-13: 9780735712270

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Overview

Table of contents



1. XML and PHP Basics.

XML. PHP. PHP and XML. Summary.


2. PHP and the Simple API for XML (SAX).

SAX. PHP and SAX. Handling SAX Events. Controlling Parser Behavior. Using Native Data Structures. Handling Errors. A Few Examples. Summary.


3. PHP and the Document Object Model (DOM).

Document Object Model (DOM). PHP and the DOM. Traversing the DOM with PHP's DOM Classes. Traversing the DOM with PHP's XPath Classes. Manipulating DOM Trees. DOM or SAX? Summary.


4. PHP and Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT).

XSLT. PHP and XSLT. Handling Errors. Logging Processor Messages. Using Named Buffers. Passing Parameters to an XSLT Stylesheet. A Few Examples. Summary.


5. PHP and Web Distributed Data eXchange (WDDX).

WDDX. PHP and WDDX. A Few Examples. Summary.


6. PHP and XML-Based Remote Procedure Calls (RPC).

RPC. XML-RPC. SOAP. PHP and RPC. A Few Examples. Summary.


7. PHP, XML, and Databases.

XML versus the Database. Exporting Database Records To XML. Importing XML Data into a Database. Summary.


8. Open Source PHP/XML Alternatives.

Alternatives to PHP's Native Functions: What You Should Know. An Alternative PHP/DOM Implementation: eZXML. An Alternative PHP/XPath Implementation: PHP.XPath. An Alternative PHP/XML-RPC Implementation: XML-RPC for PHP. An Alternative PHP/SOAP Implementation: SOAPx4. Summary.


9. Case Studies.

Metabase. patTemplate and patXMLRenderer. Summary.


Appendix A. Recompiling PHP to Add XML Support.

Obtaining the Software. Compiling and Installing the Software. Testing the Software.


Appendix B. Open Source Licenses.

GNU General Public License (GPL). GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL). Mozilla Public License. Version 1.1. BSD License.


Appendix C. Glossary.


Index.

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