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Get to Know XML
Geoffrey Sauer format: hdtv
length: 01:41:02
Date Added: 02/15/2010

Abstract

The XML format was developed in the 1990s in a hope to develop a universal format for documents, replacing proprietary binary formats that couldn’t integrate with one another. And we’re beginning to see the results. In this talk, Dr. Geoffrey Sauer will present an introduction to XML, with an overview that will explain to people who’re not familiar with it why this is a good thing, and how we can begin to use XML formats to our advantage as technical communicators.
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About the Author

Geoffrey Sauer is a scholar whose studies focus on new media in the context of the history of publishing. He is an associate professor at Iowa State University and the director of the EServer and the ISU Studio for New Media.

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