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Learn how to write XML for web sites and for data management. Parse RSS data for use in your applications and use XUL to create a next generation web application.


GBP 525 (incl. VAT)


12 hours


05/10/2015 - 08/10/2015
(Mon - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)
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Other dates for one-to-one tuition or for groups of 3 students or more are available on request and bookings can be made here (prices available on request):

13/06/2015 - 14/06/2015 (Sat - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

24/06/2015 - 25/06/2015 (Wed - Thu, 10:00 - 17:00)

06/07/2015 - 07/07/2015 (Mon - Tue, 10:00 - 17:00)

21/09/2015 - 24/09/2015 (Mon - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

03/10/2015 - 04/10/2015 (Sat - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

05/10/2015 - 08/10/2015 (Mon - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

12/12/2015 - 13/12/2015 (Sat - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

23/12/2015 - 24/12/2015 (Wed - Thu, 10:00 - 17:00)

04/01/2016 - 05/01/2016 (Mon - Tue, 10:00 - 17:00)

21/03/2016 - 24/03/2016 (Mon - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

02/04/2016 - 03/04/2016 (Sat - Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

Course contents

Students should have already had solid experience dealing with HTML code and developing web sites (for example from our XHTML, JavaScript and CSS course).

XML, RSS and XUL covers the following topics:

  • What is XML and what is it used for
  • XML syntax
  • Validating XML with DTDs and XML Schema
  • Styling data with XSL and CSS
  • XML tools and parsers (DOM + SAX)
  • Syndicate data from other websites with RSS and RDF
  • Using XML to create GUIs (XUL)

If you are interested in using XML for your business applications you might be interested in our J2EE for beginners course.

Please email us (with the course name and date) at: if you would like to book by email.

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Delegate comments and feedback

Tessa Shepperson a solicitor from Norwich has written a great blog entry about her experience in one of our Beginners PHP courses:
The php course was a really good thing to do. I now have a much better grasp of what is possible, and what sort of things php will do.
Please contact us if you would like to read more feedback from our customers.


Cambridge IT Courses are now recruiting for trainers on a contract/ freelance basis in all our locations.
You should be an IT professionals with at least 5 years experience in your chosen field and have some training experience (even though this is not essential as training can can provided).
Please email us your CV if you are interested and we can go from there!