XPath and XPointer
Referring to specific information inside an XML document is a little like finding a needle in a haystack. XPath and XPointer are two closely related languages that play a key role in XML processing by allowing developers to find these needles and manipulate embedded information. By the time you've finished XPath and XPointer, you'll know how to construct a full XPointer (one that uses an XPath location path to address document content) and completely understand both the XPath and XPointer features it uses.
- Chapter 1: Introducing XPath and XPointer
- Chapter 2: XPath Basics
- Chapter 3: Location Steps and Paths
- Chapter 4: XPath Functions and Numeric Operators
- Chapter 5: XPath in Action
- Chapter 6: XPath 2.0
- Chapter 7: XPointer Background
- Chapter 8: XPointer Syntax
- Chapter 9: XPointer Beyond XPath
- Appendix A: Extension Functions for XPath in XSLT
John E. Simpson
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