ASI Webinar: XML Immersion—Working with XML Files and Documents

XML Immersion—Working with XML Files and Documents

with David K. Ream

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

10 am Pacific; 11 am Mtn; 12 pm Central; 1 pm Eastern

Working with XML files and documents is a skill more and more indexers are finding they need to develop. This session will explain what XML really is, how it is used as an index data exchange format (ixml files), how embedded entries are written in various XML instances, and how XML is required by some publishers for indexes to be delivered.

You will learn to understand:

  • Markup language
  • XML coding/tagging
  • Data exchange/IXML
  • XML publishing systems: HTMLbook, DocBook

Dave Ream is Leverage Technologies’ chief consultant for publishers. He has a B.S. in Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University. Dave has spent more than 40 years working with publishers in the areas of typesetting design and production, database creation, editorial systems, and electronic publication design and production.

One of Dave’s earliest assignments (in the mid-seventies) involved creating custom programs to sort legal indexes into locator order and then back into alpha order. Since then he has worked on many indexing, abstracting, and thesaurus projects and systems. Currently, indexing projects center around integrating Indexing Research’s Cindex into corporate and governmental publishing operations including web applications. LevTech also performs computer consulting and programming for editorial applications as well batch composition services.

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