Introductory chapters are typically pretty easy to write. In most books, you give an overview
of the technology covered, explain a few basics, and try and get the reader interested.
However, for this second edition of Java and XML, things aren't so easy. In the first edition,
there were still a lot of people coming to XML, or skeptics wanting to see if this new type of
markup was really as good as the hype. Over a year later, everyone is using XML in hundreds
of ways. In a sense, you probably don't need an introduction. But I'll give you an idea of
what's going to...
The cryptic science of Windows Installer can seem far off from the practical task of simply getting something installed. Luckily, we have WiX to simplify the matter. WiX is an XML markup, distributed with an open-source compiler and linker, used to produce a Windows Installer package. It is used by Microsoft and by countless other companies around the world to simplify deployments.
XML and some of its related technologies, including XPath, XSL Transformation, and XML Schema, are unquestionably at the foundation of ADO.NET. As a matter of fact, XML constitutes the key element for the greatly improved interoperability of the ADO.NET object model when compared to ADO. In ADO, XML was merely an (nondefault) I/O format used to persist the content of a disconnected recordset. The participation of XML in the building and in the inter -workings of ADO.NET is much deeper. The aspects of ADO.NET where the interaction and the...
While the REST design philosophy has captured the imagination of web and enterprise developers alike, using this approach to develop real web services is no picnic. This cookbook includes more than 100 recipes to help you take advantage of REST, HTTP, and the infrastructure of the Web. You'll learn ways to design RESTful web services for client and server applications that meet performance, scalability, reliability, and security goals, no matter what programming language and development framework you use....
Enterprise Recipes with Ruby and Rails helps you to overcome typical obstacles hidden in every enterprise's infrastructure. It doesn't matter if your Rails application needs to access your company's message-oriented middleware or if it has to scan through tons of huge XML documents to get a missing piece of data. Ruby and Rails enable you to create solutions that are both elegant and efficient
When nothing else matters — to every parent in America — President
Obama had nothing to say about school security. And nothing he’s
proposed has anything to do with protecting one child in any school.
A year ago, I began to warn America’s gun owners that, if re-elected,
President Obama would set about dismantling the Second Amendment.
That, with no more elections to worry about, the president would wait
for the right political opportunity to exploit and launch the most
aggressive campaign in history to destroy our rights.