Re: [xsl] New to XSLT arena
Subject: Re: [xsl] New to XSLT arena|
From: Kamal Bhatt <kbhatt@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 10:50:13 +1000
I found the following pages have good intro tutorials:
Start with XPath and move to XSL.
The following is the best XSL reference on the net:
Maybe my memory is failing me and I got a lot of help from my colleague,
but, from what I remember the tutorials was all I really needed to get
started. From that, I was creating a "simple" webpage on some
sophisticated XML. I got my head around the functional nature of XSLT
(ie the use of recursion) based on code in the FAQ and a little help
from a friend. But then, I had done Haskell at uni, so the concept was
familiar to me.
Finally, if you want a book, look for Michael Kay's XSLT programmer's
We have a couple of books at work, and I find that the best.
This mailing list (and the archives of this mailing list) are also a
great reference. If you want an XSLT parser to practice with, I
recommend Saxon. Admittedly, aside from the Xalan parser that comes with
cocoon and Saxon, I have very little to compare against, but I have had
Most people on the mailing list would be more than happy to clarify any
questions you may have.
Senthilkumaravelan Krishnanatham wrote:
I am a beginner in XSLT concept and I want you guys to give me
direction,how should i go about it to attain good practitioner level.
I need a small start up kit where I can go through myself and
understand the stuff .I need head start on XSLT kind of website or book .
Any suggestion/direction would help me take the right on.