XSLT Transformations   Course

XSLT (eXtensible Style Language - Transformations) is the W3C standard for transforming an XML document into HTML, text or another XML structure. This workshop will introduce you to the fundamentals of XPath and XSLT. You will learn how to traverse the XML document, select XML nodes using patterns, and write template rules using XSL syntax.

Duration: 2 days. Courses are presented from 08:30 to 16:30.
Investment: R3,900.00 excluding VAT per delegate.
Venue: The Incus Data Training Venue in Centurion, Pretoria. Courses can also be presented on-site for 5 or more delegates.
Dates: Please check the course schedule for the next available date.
You can also contact us at tel: (+27) 12-666-2020 or cell/WhatsApp: (+27) 76-694-7705, or email us at info@incusdata.com to find out about dates that suit you.

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Audience: Is This The Right Course For Me?

You should attend the XSLT Transformations workshop if:

  • You need to understand or maintain existing XSL stylesheets.
  • You need to manipulate XML data to match different structures.
  • You want to transform XML to HTML.

Prerequisites: Am I Ready For The Course?

Ths workshop is for delegates who have already completed our XML and Schemas Workshop. Before you attend this workshop:

  • You must be able to write valid XML.
  • You must be familiar with XML Namespaces.
  • You must be able to code basic HTML. If you have no HTML experience, please attend our HTML and CSS course.

Please ensure you meet the prerequisites for this course before you attend. Read the importance of course prerequisites to understand why this is necessary.

If you are not sure which is the right course for you, please call us. We will be happy to advise you, based on your training goals and your experience.

Objectives: What Will I Learn?

After you have completed the XSLT Transformation workshop, you will be able to:

  • Understand how XSLT can be used to transform XML documents.
  • Traverse the XML structure using XPath.
  • Write XSLT stylesheets that transform XML into HTML.
  • Write XSLT stylesheets that transform XML into text.

Technical Contents: What Does The Course Cover?

  • Review of well-formed XML.
  • Review of namespaces.
  • Components of XSL.
  • Versions of XSLT.
  • XSLT tools.
The XSLT Stylesheet
  • The concept of transformation.
  • Linking to the stylesheet.
  • Stylesheet components.
  • The process of transformation.
XPath and XSL Patterns
  • The node tree.
  • Types of nodes.
  • Location paths.
Template Rules
  • The default template.
  • Creating a template rule.
  • Applying a template rule.
  • Named templates.
  • Template conflict resolution.
XSLT Instructions
  • Generating elements and attributes.
  • Copying nodes.
  • Conditional processing.
  • Iterative processing.
  • Sorting and numbering.
  • XSLT variables and parameters.
  • Attribute value templates.
Expressions and Functions
  • XSLT types.
  • XPath operators and expressions.
  • Functions.

Testimonials: What Other Delegates Say About This Course

"The course was well structured and the instructor had a lot of extensive knowledge about the subject matter."

J. Chauke, Standard Bank   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"As always a very rewarding and pleasant experience."

F. du Toit, Spoor & Fischer   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"Jacqui made the course interesting & fun & is always willing to assist with issues. All the staff here are very friendly & helpful. It is a pleasure to do course in this environment."

L. Ashford, Nedbank   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"One of the great privileges while working at MTN, is the opportunity to attend a lot of training sessions and one quickly picks up shortcomings with training providers - the other lot aren't as good as Jacqui. Lots of fun!!!"

T. May, MTN   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"Very good course and an excellent lecturer."

P. Jugga, ABSA   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"She is the best! She is able to explain in a satisfactory manner. I like her sense of humor! She makes XML look easy."

T. Sidu, Nedbank   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"Thank you. I enjoyed the course 100%. Jacqui is a great lecturer!!"

Y. von Benecke, MIP Holdings   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"Thank you Jacqui we enjoyed the course. You have a natural talent for training people."

P. Blom, MIP Holdings   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

"Very knowledgeable and patient. A keen lecturer"

M. Lall, Tshwane University of Technology   (Lecturer: Jacqui)

How Do I Book?

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