An Introduction to Stylesheet Design

Simplify XML Stylesheet Design Using Stylus Studio's Visual Stylesheet Designer

BEDFORD, MA – 01/03/2007 – Stylus Studio (http://www.stylusstudio.com), an industry-leading provider of XML tools and data integration components, announces the availability of a new educational video tutorial entitled: An Introduction to Stylesheet Design.

This new addition to Stylus Studio's XML video tutorial library demonstrates Stylus Studio's XML Publisher, the ultimate visual Stylesheet Designer. The online video demonstration of Stylesheet Design covers in detail how to use the Stylus Studio XML Publisher for use in Single Source Publishing, Multi-Channel Publishing, content management and other XML publishing applications, covering the following exciting topics and more:

  • Specifying a data source for use in your stylesheet design project.
  • Browsing a data source from within the XML Publisher.
  • Creating visual components, for example, lists and tables.
  • Creating logical components, including conditional expressions.
  • Iterating over repeating data elements in your report.
  • Incorporating the use of dynamic XML elements into your report.
  • Understanding the use of XPath to specify different report components.
  • Running an XML report and viewing the results in the preview window.
  • Using backmapping to see the components that generated the content of a report.
  • Applying different common formatting styles to your report.
  • Viewing and changing properties associated with design components.
  • Specifying XPath expressions using the XPath editor to set conditional properties.
  • Generating the HTML+CSS for the web or XSL:FO stylesheet code for publishing XML to PDF.
  • Creating a report using CSV data, Relational or other non-XML data.
  • Using multiple XML and non-XML data sources in a single report.

Pricing and Availability

Stylus Studio 2007 XML Enterprise Suite is available for immediate purchase at the Stylus Studio online shop. Single user licenses for Stylus Studio XML Enterprise Suite start at just $595 (USD).

About Stylus Studio®

Stylus Studio®, a product from DataDirect Technologies, an operating company of Progress Software Corporation, is the industry's most innovative XML IDE, providing a comprehensive suite of advanced XML tools and scalable deployment components for working with XML, XSLT, XPath, XQuery, XML Schema, Web services, EDIFACT, X12, legacy data integration, XML Pipeline, XML mapping, XML Publishing and more. Used by leading software developers world-wide, Stylus Studio simplifies XML programming and enhances developer productivity through innovation. For more information, visit: http://www.stylusstudio.com.

About DataDirect Technologies

DataDirect Technologies is the software industry's only comprehensive provider of software for connecting the world's most critical business applications to data and services, running on any platform, using proven and emerging standards. Developers worldwide depend on DataDirect® products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC™ and ADO.NET, XQuery and SOAP. More than 300 leading independent software vendors and thousands of enterprises rely on DataDirect Technologies to simplify and streamline data connectivity for distributed systems and to reduce the complexity of mainframe integration. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation. For more information, visit www.datadirect.com.

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