[Web4lib] XSL / XSLT training or tutorials?
Bret.Parker at ci.stockton.ca.us
Thu Apr 7 12:02:40 EDT 2011
I also endorse the same book. I also used XSLT 2.0 Programmer's Reference, 3rd ed by Michael Kay (Wrox, 2004). There is now a 4th ed (Wrox, 2008).
That combined with the XSLT electronic discussion group were a great help.
Neither was a crash course.
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>>> Thomas Krichel <krichel at openlib.org> 4/7/2011 7:46 AM >>>
Caitlin Nelson writes
> Can anyone make a recommendation as to XSL or XSLT training, online
> tutorials, or other educational opportunities? We have staff here who would
> love to do an in-person class or webinar, but the few resources we've found
> so far seem rather expensive (e.g. $1000+ for a 2-day online webinar).
> We've tried a few of the online tutorials (e.g. w3schools), but they don't
> get as in-depth as we need for our materials.
I learned XSLT 1.0 from an older medium known as a book. "XSLT
Programmer's Reference 2nd Edition" is its title, by Michael
H. Kay. It is now cheap because it is an old book. It's a very good
book if you are familiar with XML to start with. Still it took
my a few weeks to get into XSLT, even though, or maybe because,
I am good at learning procedural languages.
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