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From Nayana ABREU <holanda.nay...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is it necessary to learn XML in order to lear Maven?
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:39:26 GMT
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> 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
> cody.a.fyler@wellsfargo.com
> (515)-441-0814
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: 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
> >wrote:
>
> > Is it necessary to learn XML in order to lear Maven?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > --
> > Nayana Holanda de Abreu
> > holanda.nayana@gmail.com
> > Phone: 662-801-6349
> > Skype: nayanexbourdon
> >
>
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Nayana Holanda de Abreu
holanda.nayana@gmail.com
Phone: 662-801-6349
Skype: nayanexbourdon

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