18: XML Basics for XHTML, SVG, and SMIL



Monday, Tutorial
8:30 – 10:15 am
CAL/Room 214CD

Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) are two up-and-coming XML-based languages. Starting with HTML, this course shows why the need for XML arose, explains the basics of XML (including well-formed documents and the DTD) and explores simple examples of SMIL and SVG.

Prerequisites
A basic understanding of HTML.

Topics
Review of HTML. Why we need XML. XML basics. Document type definition. Schemas. XHTML and CSS. Basic SVG and SMIL documents, both standalone and embedded in a Web page.

Organizer/Lecturer
Kathy Barshatzky
SAIC


Schedule


8:30 Introduction
Barshatzky
8:35 HTML
Barshatzky
9:00 XML
Barshatzky
9:40 XHTML
Barshatzky
9:55 Advanced Topics
Barshatzky
10:05 Questions and Answers
Barshatzky




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