Discover how to combine the power of SQL, XML, and XSLT to publish dynamic Web content using XSQL
XSQL isn’t just some razzle-dazzle technology. It allows you to easily leverage the most robust, mature, and usable technologies in the industry: SQL, HTML, HTTP, XML, Java, and the Oracle RDBMS. With an exciting first look at XSQL, this innovative book shows you how to bring all of these powerful technologies together in order to publish dynamic Web content. You’ll first find a comprehensive discussion of how XSQL relates to each of these technologies. Then you’ll learn how you can use XSQL to present your database data on the Web instantly. The numerous code examples will show you how to develop a complete application with just XSQL and XSLT.
While exploring all of the exciting features of XSQL, this book:
- Presents a solid approach to building XML Web applications and Web services with XSQL, Oracle Text, SQL, XSLT, and Java from data found in Oracle databases
- Offers proven tips on how to enhance XSQL with custom action handlers, serializers, and the XSQL API
- Shows how to use XSLT to write scripts based on database data
- Explains how to use serializers to produce images and PDF documents on the fly
The companion Web site contains all of the author’s code examples from the book.
About the Author
MICHAEL D. THOMAS is a software engineer focusing on XML and Java. In 1998, he received the Outstanding Technical Achievement Award from IBM for his Internet integration work using Java, HTTP, XML, and other technologies to create one of the earliest Web services applications. Thomas is also the author of Java Programming for the Internet.