(Harvard CS E-259) XML With Java, Java Servlet, and JSP, Fall 2007

This course introduces XML as a key enabling technology in Java-based applications. Students learn the fundamentals of XML and its derivatives, including DTD, SVG, XML Schema, XPath, XQuery, XSL-FO, and XSLT. Students also gain experience with programmatic interfaces to XML like SAX and DOM, standard APIs like JAXP and TrAX, and industry-standard software like Ant, Tomcat, Xerces, and Xalan. The course acquaints students with J2EE, including JavaServer Pages (JSP) and Java Servlet, and also explores HTTP, SOAP, web services, and WSDL. The course's projects focus on the implementation and deployment of these technologies. Created by David J. Malan.

Average Course Length

25 hours

Skill Level


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1: Introduction
2: XML 1.1 and SAX 2.0.2
3: DOM Level 3
4: XPath 1.0 and XSLT 1.0
5: XPath 1.0 and XSLT 1.0, Continued
6: Namespaces in XML 1.1, SVG 1.1, and XSL
7: HTTP 1.1, JavaServer Pages 2.1, and Java Servlet 2.5
8: XQuery 1.0 and DTD
9: XML Schema (Second Edition)
10: XML Schema (Second Edition), Continued
11: Web Services, SOAP 1.2, and WSDL 1.1
12: Ajax
13: X{Forms,Link,Pointer,Include} 1.0 and...