Basics of XML Programming


This course is intended for developers who want know how to program with XML in the Microsoft .NET Framework. This course helps them to develop Microsoft Windows or web-based integrated applications that are scalable, flexible, and easier to build. This course explains the use of XML within the .NET Framework to solve common business problems, and explores parsing Extensible Markup Language (XML) data from a file, string, or stream. It also examines storage issues, explains how to create a device, a database, a table, and explores the .NET Framework classes that are used to write XML with or without namespaces.

This course carries the following professional education credits: 1.8 CEUs. For more information on accreditation bodies, please visit



  • In this course, you will examine the business problems that are addressed by the XML and the Microsoft .NET framework, write code that reads and processes XML data by using one of the three XML readers, associate an XML schema with a validating reader, validate the structure of an XML document or fragment, and write code that generates well-formed XML from a data file.

Hardware and Software Required:

  • Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
  • Browser Mozilla Firefox 2 (or higher)
  • Browser Apple Safari 2 (or higher)
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7
  • Operating System Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (or higher)
  • Processor Pentium III 1 GHz (or better)
  • Processor Macintosh Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better)
  • RAM 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection 256K (broadband recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 (current version recommended)
  • Adobe Reader 7 (or higher)
  • Other requirements may apply to supplemental offline activities. Omitting these optional activities does not affect course completion.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-BXML-PRO
  • Duration: 4 hours 32 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

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