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   RE: [xml-dev] Any Good Reference Book on XML & XSLT

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I should mention that before I ever touched Mike Kay's book, I took Ken
Holman's 2-day XSLT/XPath course, which used an earlier edition of his
online book as course material. Excellent stuff and highly recommended:



> -----Original Message-----
> From: G. Ken Holman [mailto:gkholman@CraneSoftwrights.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 8:39 AM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Any Good Reference Book on XML & XSLT
> At 2002-01-17 02:08 -0500, - - (kero) wrote:
> >Can anyone recommend me any good (reference) books on XML, XML
> DOM, and/or
> >XSLT? I've been working on XML for almost 2 weeks now (from scratch).  I
> >read and reference from the web, but I'm in need of some solid,
> >intermidiate-level books to read during my spare time.  Any inputs are
> >appreciated.
> The Tenth Edition of our "Practical Transformation Using XSLT and XPath"
> was published last month:
>    Practical Transformation Using XSLT and XPath
>    (XSL Transformations and the XML Path Language)
>    Tenth Edition - 2001-12-06 - ISBN 1-894049-08-X
>    Copyright (c) 2001 Crane Softwrights Ltd.
> There is a free 140 page preview that can be downloaded from the "Book
> Sales" link at the top of our home page.
> We have an accessible rendition now of each of our books since we updated
> our XML-based publishing environment.  This rendition is geared to screen
> readers for unsighted users.  A free preview of the accessible
> rendition is
> also available.  The other formats are PDF in both US-letter and
> A4 page sizes.
> Purchasing any edition grants you perpetual access to all future editions
> at no charge (some of our early customers have had 9 free books since the
> first edition).  We plan to update this book to XPath and XSLT 2.0 when
> they are finalized, so all existing customers will end up with brand new
> books at no charge.
> For those who prefer static paper books instead of upgradable PDF books,
> the Ninth Edition of the book is now on bookshelves.  Since we
> authored the
> book in XML we just used XSLFO to produce the camera-ready images to send
> to the publisher (we think it is the first paper commercially-sold book
> produced from end to end with XML-related technologies):
>    Definitive XSLT and XPath
>    First Edition - 2001-12-10 - ISBN 0-13-065196-6
>    Copyright (c) 2002 Crane Softwrights Ltd.
>    Prentice Hall PTR
> Links to information on the paper book and a free PDF chapter for review
> can also be found on our web site through the same "book sales" link.
> I hope this helps.
> ........................ Ken
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