XPath is a powerful and intuitive way to retrieve information from, or apply style to, your document. In this session, you’ll discover how to use XPath whether you’re styling your documents with FOSI, XSLT/ XSL-FO, or Arbortext Styler. Also presented will be the basics of writing XPath expressions, including examples of common use cases.
Skill Level: Experienced with Topic
About the Presenter
Liz Fraley, founder of Single-Sourcing Solutions, has worked in both high-tech and government sectors, developing and delivering technical design and strategy of authoring and publishing solutions as a Single-Source/XML Architect/Programmer. Specializing in practical development and deployment, she advocates designing architectures that directly improve organizational efficiency, productivity, and interoperability. She’s the founder of TC Camp, the unconference for content creators, consumers, and the people who support them. If you ask her, she’ll say she’s a gardener who’s happiest when those around her are flourishing.
- STC Summit 2014
- PTC User 2009
Members of the Single-Sourcing Solutions TPC Affinity Groups have access to the recording, slides, show notes, sample code, and transcripts in the members forums.
Resources mentioned during the presentation
Read the post-conference reports
basics, techcomm tools, xpath xslt xsl-fo
PTC Arbortext User, Presentations, STC
I want to learn XSLT/XPATH, please suggest.
You can absolutely take Ken Holman’s class (mentioned in the video and slides), read the linked article: XPath and XSLT for Everyone, or sign up for Speed Consulting sessions.