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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 Nov 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
  • Useful information presented in an entertaining way.
  • It was a rainy day.
  • Presentation style.
  • More examples of "real" world applications of XML.
  • Perhaps an analysis of what is an appropriate use of XML.
  • I liked the course because it was kind of refreshing.
  • I was expecting to learn more about XML.
  • Charlie talking.
  • Too much for one day!!
  • Kept students interested.
  • Maintained interest.
  • Was interactive.
  • Well organized.
  • Can't think of anything.
  • Maybe a stretch break?
  • Good overview, context references for further study.
  • More hands-on would be good.
  • Less time on the very basic things at the beginning.
  • Discussion and explanations.
  • I achieved my objectives for the day.
  • Hands-on (computer stuff).
  • Lots of great info.
  • Good handout.
  • Easy to follow examples.
  • Putting things in context.
  • Short notice for software download.
  • The part prior to lunch - how coding works and fits together.
  • Last 45 minutes - you could have said "That's it. Anyone who wants to chat can stay."
  • Lots of information, but not too much for me, the non-technical person.
  • Very well presented.
  • Would have liked to have seen some examples on real-life databases tied in with a search engine or product.
  • Location - for organizers - not a nice place to get to!!
  • Hands-on.
  • More hands-on; less talking.