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Introduction to XML Publishing Training Class Overview

This course provides you with a strong foundation so that you can start using XML to publish information. This XML Publishing course also covers the core technologies associated with XML. After completing this course, you will be familiar with XML's capabilities and be able to structure information for print, or web publishing, using programs and browsers that support XML. While knowledge of JavaScript and CSS are helpful, they are NOT required prerequisites. This is an entry level XML course. Contact AGI about this XML training class.

This custom class is designed to let you or your organization take advantage of the power of XML. This course develops this skills necessary to prepare content so that it can be exported out of InDesign as XML, and to use XML to import content into your documents and templates.

Introduction to XML Publishing Training Classes Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Introduction to XML Publishing Training Classes
American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
$995.00
Introduction to XML Publishing Training Classes
American Graphics Institute
Boston
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA 01801
$1,295.00
Introduction to XML Publishing Training Classes
American Graphics Institute
Philadelphia
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm Street,
Conshohocken, PA 19428
$1,295.00
Introduction to XML Publishing Training Classes
American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
$995.00

Introduction to XML Publishing Training Class - Topics Covered

XML Essentials

  • What is XML
  • The importance of XML for repurposing content
  • Example XML workflows
  • Print content converted for on-line use
  • Web use
  • Syndication
  • RSS
  • Print content converted for archiving
  • DAM systems
  • Web content converted to print
  • XML imported into InDesign layout
  • Workflow considerations
  • Creating structured content
  • XML Characteristics
  • Exporting XML
  • Importing XML

Using DTDs

  • The importance of the DTD
  • DTD and Schemas
  • Creating a DTD
  • Comments within a DTD
  • Linking to DTD
  • Validating XML to DTD
  • Existing DTDs
  • DocBook
  • DITA

Publishing XML to the Web

  • Print-to-web
  • Code Completion tools
  • Code validation tools

Best Practices

  • Real-world XML workflows
  • Scripting
  • Including formatting instructions in XML
  • 3rd party solutions

Samples:

  • Scripts
  • XSLT
  • DTD
  • XML

Advanced Topics

  • Using Non-Roman characters
  • Entities
  • Notations

XSLT Overview

  • How XSLT can transform XML
  • How XSLT can “clean up” XML to remove print workflow related content (ie: end of line markers, paragraph markers).
  • Nested objects (aka inline objects)

 

There are no prerequisites for this class.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Certified Instructors at AGI.

Introduction to XML Publishing is offered in New York City, Boston (Woburn), Philadelphia (Conshohocken), Chicago, Orlando, and London.

Introduction to XML Publishing Class
Discover the simplicity and power of eXtensible Markup Language in this basic XML course. Understand the role and importance of DTDs, learn best practices for real-word XML usage, and generate properly structured content for web or print publishing. This XML class also introduces advanced topics such as entities, notations, and XSLT (eXtensible Stylesheet Language Notations) to round out your XML skills.

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AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience.