Navigating the XML Tree

Syd Bauman

2012-06-04

  1. XML representations
  2. Sample Portion of TEI Tree
  3. Walking the Tree
  4. tree (with self::)
  5. descendants (child:: and descendant::)
  6. ancestors (parent:: and ancestor::)
  7. preceding (preceding:: and preceding-sibling::)
  8. following (following:: and following-sibling::)
  9. axes :-)
  10. XPath …
  11. basic filepath-like path expressions
  12. Try it!
  13. XPath axes: me, my descendants, and my ancestors
  14. XPath axes: following, preceding, and attributes
  15. Don’t want them all?
  16. predicates
  17. Sample Document Instance
  18. XSLT View
Navigating the XML Tree