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XM1034 Advanced XML for Mainframe Programmers
Duration3 Days
Delivery MethodInstructor Led, Hands-on Workshops
Public Price$1625.00

DESCRIPTION (Return to Top)

This course covers advanced XML processing for programmers with a mainframe background. It starts with a review of the XML fundamentals and then focuses on real processing of XML data using JavaScript, Java and .NET. A quick overview of Java, JavaScript and C# is provided so that the students can understand the examples presented. The teaching style is learning by example. Many coding examples are shown with each topic to clarify the concepts of XML data processing. Topics covered include validation of XML documents using DTDs and Schemes, generating XML documents on the server, converting data retrieved from databases to XML, DOM and SAX parsers, using XPath to filter and sort data with a DOM parser, XSL and XSLT processing. The course also introduces SOAP and creation of Web Services. Finally, the new popular technology based on XML called – AJAX is introduced and its use in silent updates in the browser is demonstrated.

AUDIENCE (Return to Top)

Programmers with a mainframe background.

TOPICS (Return to Top)
  • Quick XML Basic Review
  • Quick Javascript, Java and .NET Overview
  • Validation of XML Documents using Javascript, Java and .NET
  • Generating XML on the Server Side
  • DOM Parsers in Javascript, Java, and .NET
  • XPath Processing using DOM
  • XSL and XSLT Processing Using Javascript, Java and .NET
  • SOAP – Simple Object Access Protocol and its use in Web Services
  • Web Services Architecture
  • AJAX – Asynchronous Javascript and XML


Some knowledge of XML and basic HTML.