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Tony Graham
Menteith Consulting Ltd

Presented at XML 2007 at Boston, USA, on 5 December, 2007. Download slides

XSLT 2.0 introduces new keywords, syntax, and elements, This training for those who know XSLT 1.0 highlights what’s new, what’s changed between XSLT 1.0 and XSLT 2.0, and how to transition to XSLT 2.0 using backwards-compatible processing so you continue to get the most out of your investment in developing XSLT 1.0 transformations while making the change to XSLT 2.0.


A bit of background.

Top changes

The most significant of the changes between XSLT 1.0 and XSLT 2.0.

Top 'gotchas'

The changes between XSLT 1.0 and XSLT 2.0 that are most likely to trip you up.

Making the transition

Strategies for converting to XSLT 2.0.

References and resources

Where to look for the standards and further information.