This is a second course in XML, following XML I. Topics include advanced core XML, XLink, and XPath; XQuery; XSL; XForms; XML signatures; parsing; using XML and XSLT with Java; SOAP; and Web Services.




CCIS2595, CCIS2610 and CCIS2701 or equivalent

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
XML review: XML, DTD`s, XSDs.
Describe and use advanced features of XML, XSDs, and namespaces.
Describe XSLT, how it works, and its purpose.
Use and apply expressions, patterns, and functions.
Describe the tree model.
Explain how templates work.
Apply templates to transformations.
Describe the XSLT stylesheet structure.
Demonstrate use of common XSLT with servlets.
Use XSLT to reformat XML documents.
Describe and use XSL-FO.
Compare and contrast XMLT with XML-FO.
Describe XQuery.
Use XQuery to search large XML documents.
Describe XLink and show how it is used.
Describe XPath and apply it to XML documents.
Show how XForms are used.
Explain how XML signatures work and how they are related to security.
Compare SAX and DOM parsers.
Write a SAX parser and apply it to a large XML file.
Write a DOM parser and create an XML document with it.
Compare and contrast JAXB, JAXP, JAXR, and JAXM.
Show how XSL can be used with Java.
Describe SOAP, its operation and purposes.
Define and explain the purpose of WSDL.
Explain Web services and the role of XML in them.

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

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Credit Details