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XML training, writing DTDs, reading XML Schemas, editing with XMetaL, using XML Authority.

One-day Hands-on Introduction to XML

Feedback for 2001 March 29

After a one-day XML course, students were asked for the best and worst aspects of the course.

Links to feedback for some other recent courses can be found on the training page.

Best Worst
  • Was informative, delivered well and finished on time.
  • Knowledgeable teacher.
  • Need to kill trees! That's right, printed handouts, feedback sheets, etc!!!
  • The first half with the overviews. Overall: Good job
  • Practical examples hard to follow because of some software problems (ie XML Spy didn't work).
  • The course seemed to cover alot of areas related to XML.
  • The walk-through examples were great. Thanks.
  • Maybe it would have been better if we had gotten handouts.
  • Liked the info on background history of XML.
  • Could use structured lab exercises in a handout, therefore we can do here and try later in our own spare time.
  • Good discussion on DTD.
  • Hands-on exercise is useful.
  • Should allow more time on XML Schema and APIs.
  • Creation of the XML code and verification with the DTD.
  • Writing our own XML Schema.
  • Well-prepared documents.
  • Well-organized tutorial schedule.
  • Few samples.
  • DTD! Excellent intro.
  • XML intro and related topics including SGML, HTML, ...
  • Would like to see more on: XML Schemas and metadata,
  • XML Namespaces, etc...
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