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From Jason Lane <ja...@root10.net>
Subject Re: essential reading
Date Thu, 01 Apr 2004 13:57:59 GMT

On 1 Apr 2004, at 14:31, Derek Hohls wrote:

> I'd second those two choices:
> XSLT 2nd Edition
> Cocoon Developer's  Handbook
>
> Pretty much everything else you can get off the
> web;

Yup, it's all out there. If you're looking for some good hands on XSLT 
examples here's a resource I've found useful:

http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/sect2/sect21.html

Also there is always:

http://www.w3.org

> its more up-to-date even though somewhat
> fragmented.
>
>>>> jason@root10.net 2004/04/01 03:25:44 PM >>>
>
> On 1 Apr 2004, at 14:15, jacques couzteau wrote:
>
>> hello,
>>
>> with respect to the wealth of documentaion material i am seeking some
>
>> advice on what books or online articles/docs/HowTo are essential to
>> read in order to implement something like an online-mag that reads
>> from a posgreSQL-db and static text and runs in tomcat.
>>
>> My goal is to get a quickstart at developing my own wepapps using
> XSLT
>> and a posgreSQL and get the important stuff right from the
> beginning.
>>
>> I like hands-on-examples and working apps that i can derive my own
>> apps from and i want solutions quickly. I'm a programmer with
>> scientific background and i know Perl, C/C++, Java. I'm quite fond of
>
>> the Perl Cookbook. Is the XSLT-Cookbook good for me?
>>
>> So far i had a glance of the online cocoon-documentation, the the
>> oreilly-XML-Bookshelf, some articles at XML.com and the apache
>> definitive guide. I'm willing to buy a book, but from a book that i
>> buy i expect to use it a lot.
>>
>> What about the following books:
>
> I've got XSLT 2nd Edition (Michael Kay - Wrox: ISBN 1-861005-06-7)
> which is a fantastic reference.
>
> Also I've got Cocoon: Building XML Applications and Cocoon Developer's
>
> Hanbook in my collection, there both good, I must say the Cocoon
> Developer's Hanbook is by far a better, more detailed work.
>
>> +XSLT Cookbook by Sal Mangano
>> +Cocoon 2 Programming (Bill Brogden, Conrad D'Cruz, Mark Gaither)
>> +Cocoon Developer's Hanbook (by Lajos Moczar (Author), Jeremy Aston)
>> +Cocoon: Building XML Applications by Carsten Ziegeler (Author),
>> Matthew Langham (Author)
>> +Cocoon 2 Programming: Web Publishing with XML and Java
>>
>> The wealth of material is killing. I don't know where to start?
>>
>> Thank you for suggestions.
>>
>> jacques
> Jason Lane
>
> Developer
> Root10 developments
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