Introduction to XSLT for Digital Humanists

University of South Carolina
2013-05-28/06-01

This is the schedule for the first three days, taught by:

  • Syd Bauman, Brown University (Syd_Bauman@alumni.Brown.edu)
  • David J. Birnbaum, University of Pittsburgh (djbpitt@pitt.edu)

The last 2 days will be taught by Laura Mandell

Schedule

Tue 28 May

Session 1,
09:00–12:15
Session 2,
13:45–17:00

Wed 29 May

Session 3,
09:00–12:15
Session 4,
13:45–17:00
  • hands-on
  • XSL variables: storing information (DB; slides: Slidy, static)
  • Conditionals (DB; slides: Slidy, static)
  • hands-on

Thu 30 May

Session 5,
09:00–12:15
  • questions (SB & DB)
  • A first dozen XPath functions (slides: Slidy, static)
  • hands-on
Session 6,
13:45–16:00

Topics not covered and slide sets not used.

Bibliography

Many slides and handouts refer to the page or chapter of the reference work that we personally use:

Kay, Michael. XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 Programmer’s Reference. 4th edition. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley/Wrox, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-470-19274-0

References to “Kay” are to this book.

Resources

The resource page has links to all the slide sets (whether used in this workshop or not), interesting web sites we may have shown, and useful TEI links. The general WWP workshop materials for download page may be of interest, too.

Instructor contact information

Send mail to David or Syd.