- to introduce the basic principles of XML and provide practice with creating XML data sources.
- to create new tags (elements and attributes) and parse XML on a web client.
- to learn about the relationship between an XML document and a DTD.
- to explain the concept of schemas.
- to create an XSL stylesheet.
- to learn how to query and sort XML data on an HTML web page using XPath expressions.
- to demonstrate the role of XHTML in website publishing.
- to understand XML validation.
- Internet - The technology: Open standards. W3C. Client-server applications. Using XML to work with leading edge technology and legacy systems.
- Structuring Data. Parsing and DTD. Markup languages. Using XML with HTML. Objects Document Object Model (DOM). Schemas. XPath.
- Stylesheets: Rendering with XSL.
- World-Wide Web: XHTML and relationship with HTML. On-line tools for validation.
- Introduction to Web Authoring using XHTML and CSS.
- Good knowledge of HTML preferably including XHTML and CSS stylesheets
- 15 CATS points at Level 5 NQF