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From Ron Wheeler <rwhee...@artifact-software.com>
Subject Re: Is it necessary to learn XML in order to lear Maven?
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:43:13 GMT
I am sure that you are right.
My Google search turned up almost 2 million results.

I just grabbed the first one that had enough in it to learn enough XML 
to read a POM file.


Ron

On 27/06/2013 2:15 PM, Brett Vanderveen wrote:
> Not to be pretentious, but I think there is a lot of better 
> documentation out there than W3 Schools, for example:
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/XML
>
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> On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 1:26 PM, Ron Wheeler 
> <rwheeler@artifact-software.com 
> <mailto:rwheeler@artifact-software.com>> wrote:
>
>     http://www.w3schools.com/xml/
>     will give you more than what you need for Maven.
>
>     Google is your friend!!!
>
>     Ron
>
>
>     On 27/06/2013 11:39 AM, Nayana ABREU wrote:
>
>         So, how long does it take to learn XML? Can you recommend me
>         good sources,
>         like webpages or books?
>
>         Thanks Cody
>
>
>         On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 11:35 AM, <cody.a.fyler@wellsfargo.com
>         <mailto:cody.a.fyler@wellsfargo.com>> wrote:
>
>             I would argue that to be a competent, modern computer
>             programmer, you DO
>             need to learn XML.
>
>             There are many powerful things that can be accomplished
>             once you have that
>             knowledge.
>
>             Cody Fyler
>             Lending Grid Build Team
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>             (515)-441-0814
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>
>             -----Original Message-----
>             From: ctrueden.wisc@gmail.com
>             <mailto:ctrueden.wisc@gmail.com>
>             [mailto:ctrueden.wisc@gmail.com
>             <mailto:ctrueden.wisc@gmail.com>] On Behalf
>             Of Curtis Rueden
>             Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:31 AM
>             To: Maven Users List
>             Subject: Re: Is it necessary to learn XML in order to lear
>             Maven?
>
>             Hi Nayana,
>
>                 Is it necessary to learn XML in order to lear Maven?
>
>             No, if you use Eclipse you can configure your POM in its
>             graphical editor.
>             Other IDEs may have similar things.
>
>             Even if you edit POMs by hand, XML is "human readable"
>             meaning you don't
>             really need an in-depth understanding of XML in order to
>             hack together a
>             Maven POM.
>
>             My definition of "learn XML" would be more like:
>             * Understand basics: elements vs. attributes, etc.
>             * Understand XML validation; e.g. XSD and DTD
>             * Understand XSLT stylesheets
>             * Understand parsing: SAX, DOM and XPath
>
>             And you certainly do not need to know those things to
>             configure a Maven
>             POM.
>
>             Regards,
>             Curtis
>
>
>             On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Nayana ABREU
>             <holanda.nayana@gmail.com <mailto:holanda.nayana@gmail.com>
>
>                 wrote:
>                 Is it necessary to learn XML in order to lear Maven?
>
>                 Thanks
>
>                 --
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>                 Phone: 662-801-6349
>                 Skype: nayanexbourdon
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Ron Wheeler
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