At 11:57 AM 04/11/2001 +0800, Sprinna wrote:
>I'm thinking the way to access xml files and insert/update/delete certain
>content of xml elements.
>That is from the browser(ie5+), offing a method to get data(like form in
>html?), according to the data to open the xml file and make
>modification(change text, attribute, or something else).
You might be interested in a W3C project called XForms. See:
As for specific scripting languages....
ESPX. The home page for its current release is at:
(Note that the version numbers, like the .83 here, seem to go *down* over
time. Previous versions were, in order, .84 .85, .86, etc.)
A while back, IBM's developerWorks site published something called
"Tutorial: XML and scripting languages - Manipulating XML documents with
Perl and other scripting languages." It's at:
You mentioned doing stuff client-side, in IE5+. There are tons of examples
on the Microsoft site. Start here:
VBScript, Visual Basic, C++, etc. You might also browse around the VBXML
For other languages/environments (Python, Tcl, more Perl, etc.), you might
want to start at XML.com's "resource guide" to XML and scripting languages.
It's located at:
If you're interested in doing this with Java, well, you're just not looking
hard enough. :)
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