Reading is great if you get the right books (poisonous if you happen to pick up the wrong ones) but the best way to learn is by doing ... find a text editor you're comfy with & start creating files. I used the books on my desk as a data set ... play with creating XML files, DTDs, try XSLT (as many others on this list, I recommend the Michael Kay book from Wrox: it is exhaustive and the writing is exemplary) ... keep going. It all remains abstract and vaguely cool-sounding until you try it out ... and THEN ... ! G _________________________________________________________________________ | // G l e n n B e c k e r | | // I myself walked at the funeral of tenderness. | // -- John Berryman | | // glenn@xxxxxxxxx | _________________________________________________________________________| At 6:02pm on Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Brett Edwards wrote: > Hey, > > I'm new to the list here. I've just put my feet into > the murky waters of XML/XSL and I thought it might be > a good idea to join this list. Although this will > help, I know I'm gonna have to do a great deal more. > Can anyone tell me what would be the most effective > and efficient way to learn the important intricacies > of XML. I've thought about taking a class at a local > community college but I know often times these > professors know little more than the students. I've > started reading some books but I get lost quickly. > Can anyone help me? Thanks, > > Brett > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Kick off your party with Yahoo! Invites. > http://invites.yahoo.com/ > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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