Defines the purpose of an XML Schema as defining the legal building blocks of an XML document. An XML Schema defines: elements and attributes that can appear in a document; which elements are child elements, their number, and their order; whether an element is empty or can include text; data types as well as default and fixed values for elements and attributes. An XML Schema is: extensible to future additions; is written in XML; supports data types, and supports namespaces.
Keywords: XML Schema, XML, XSD, Namespases, Elements, Attributes
Author: Gaind, Kunal
Date created: 2009-05-16 07:00:00.000
Time required: P15M
Educational use: instruction
Interactivity type: expositive