XML

Tutorials

  1. A quick intro can be found here

XSLT

Tutorials

  1. A quick intro can be found here
  2. 50 XSLT Tips here

Syndication formats

Share data across sites and read it the way that is convienient for you. Sites that contain frequently changing data should use one of the following syndication formats to allow users to browse content using different readers and methods. Syndicated data can appear on a different web site ( copyright allowing, see planetplanet for software to aggregate blogs into a single site), be read in a piece of software called an aggregator, or emailed using software such as rss2email.

ATOM

  1. ATOM format
  2. ATOM Publishing Protocol
  3. ATOM Autodiscovery

RSS

  1. The myth of RSS Compatabilty by MarkPilgrim
    1. RSS 0.90 (Netscape)
    2. RSS 0.91 (Netscape)
    3. RSS 0.91 (Userland)
    4. RSS 0.92 (Userland) released after v1.0
    5. RSS 0.93 (Userland) released after v1.0
    6. RSS 0.94 (Userland) released after v1.0
    7. RSS 1.0 (RSS-DEV Working Group)
    8. RSS 2.0

Syndication Options

New solutions should have at least a RSS 2.0 and ATOM feed to ensure maximum compatability with clients.

XML-Remote Procedure Calls

Run commands on one server from an application running on another. RPC (Remote Procedure Calls) are a programming technique where one program can get another to do a little work for it. XML-RPC and SOAP are the two most frequently used web based RPC methods and both are based on XML.

These are core components in Web Services such as the Amazon Web Services and Google Web Services

Comparing XML-RPC and SOAP

Comparison review

XML-RPC

  1. home page

SOAP

  1. SOAP home page