Pro PHP XML and Web Services by Robert RichardsPro PHP XML and Web Services by Robert Richards

Pro PHP XML and Web Services

byRobert Richards

Hardcover | April 7, 2006

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Pro PHP XML and Web Servicesis the authoritative guide to using the XML features of PHP 5 and PHP 6. No other book covers XML and Web Services in PHP as deeply as this title. The first four chapters introduce the core concepts of XML required for proficiency, and will bring you up to speed on the terminology and key concepts you need to proceed with the rest of the book. Next, the book explores utilizing XML and Web Services with PHP5. Topics include DOM, SimpleXML, SAX, xmlReader, XSLT, RDF, RSS, WDDX, XML-RPC, REST, SOAP, and UDDI.

AuthorRobert Richards, a major contributor to the PHP XML codebase, is a leading expert in the PHP community. In this book, Richards covers all topics in depth, blending theory with practical examples. You#151;ll find case studies for the most popular web services like Amazon, Google, eBay, and Yahoo. The book also covers XML capabilities, demonstrated through informative examples, in the PEAR libraries.

Robert Richards, an independent contractor, has worked in various fields including medical information, telecommunications, media and e-learning. Having been exposed to XML since its inception and used it for various projects during his career, his most extensive work with the technology was within the e-learning space. He helped creat...
Title:Pro PHP XML and Web ServicesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:920 pagesPublished:April 7, 2006Publisher:APRESS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590596331

ISBN - 13:9781590596333

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to XML and Web Services
  2. XML Structure
  3. Validation
  4. XPath, XPointer, XInclude, and the Future
  5. PHP and XML
  6. Document Object Model (DOM)
  7. SimpleXML
  8. Simple API for XML (SAX)
  9. XMLReader
  10. Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
  11. Effective and Efficient Processing
  12. XML Security
  13. PEAR and XML
  14. Content Syndication: RSS and Atom
  15. Web Distributed Data Exchange (WDDX)
  16. XML-RPC
  17. Representational State Transfer (REST)
  18. SOAP
  19. Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration (UDDI)
  20. PEAR and Web Services
  21. Other XML Technologies and Extensions