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XML (eXtensible Markup Language) is a general-purpose markup language, referred to as "extensible" because its users can define their own tags. It is mainly used for sharing data between different systems, particularly over the internet.
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XSL (eXtensible Stylesheet Language) is the stylesheet language for XML documents. It is needed as opposed to CSS because in XML documents, tags are not recognised by browsers, as they can be defined by the coder. XSLT stands for XSL Transformations.
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RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is currently the most popular web feed format. Web feeds allow you to syndicate information such as articles or podcasts, which others can then subscribe to, and read or download using an aggregator. Using RSS is a great way to keep in touch with customers or friends.
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WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) is a communication protocol designed to show internet content on wireless devices such as mobile phones. WML (Wireless Markup Language) is the markup language used to write internet content specifically for wireless clients, and is based on XML.
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By Helena Henderson