2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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CIS 260 - Introduction to XML and Cloud Database Computing

5.0 Credits
Topics include how XML is used in websites, data storage applications and Cloud storage applications, XSL, incorporating style with XSL and CSS, namespaces, DTDs, and schemas.
Prerequisite CIS 241 with a minimum grade of 2.5 or instructor permission.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Create, structure, and script XML documents.
  2. Demonstrate proper XML syntax and the ability to write well-formed XML documents. 
  3. Explain element hierarchies in an XML document.
  4. Use namespaces in XML.
  5. Add style to XML using CSS and XSL.
  6. Transform XML into other formats using XSLT.
  7. Use XPath and XPointer for locating specific XML data.
  8. Use XLink for linking XML and non-XML resources.
  9. Manipulate XML documents using DOM.
  10. Validate XML using DTDs and schemas.
  11. Incorporate XML into various types of databases.

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