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The free online textbook for this course is Sams Teach Yourself XML in 21 Days, Third Edition. You should begin by reading the complete Introduction to the book.

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Lesson 2. Creating XML Documents

Here's an overview of today's topics:

  • Writing XML
  • The parts of an XML document
  • XML prologs
  • XML declarations
  • Comments
  • Processing instructions
  • Elements
  • CDATA sections
  • Entities
  • XML tools
  • XML validators

Introduction to Lesson 2

Reading Assignments

Read the following sections from your free online textbook:



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