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From Brett Vanderveen <brett.vanderv...@gfs.com>
Subject Re: Is it necessary to learn XML in order to lear Maven?
Date Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:15:49 GMT
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
> 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> 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<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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