Short for Extensible Style Language Transformation, the language used in XSL style sheets to transform XML documents into other XML documents.
An XSL processor reads the XML document and follows the instructions in the XSL style sheet, then it outputs a new XML document or XML-document fragment.
This is extremely useful in e-commerce, where the same data need to be converted into different representations of XML. Not all companies use the exact same programs, applications and computer systems.
XSLT Recommendation was written and developed by the XSL Working Group and became ratified by the W3C on November 16, 1999.
(1) When spelled xSP, a generic term for a service provider on the Internet, such as an application service provider (ASP), network service provider (NSP) or an Internet service provider (ISP). (2) When spelled XSP, short for eXtensible Server Pages. The XSP language is a core technology of Cocoon, XML-based Web publishing in Java and […]
An abbreviation of cross-site scripting. XSS is a security breach that takes advantage of dynamically generated Web pages. In an XSS attack, a Web application is sent with a script that activates when it is read by an unsuspecting user��s browser or by an application that has not protected itself against cross-site scripting. Because dynamic […]
Short for eXtendedSVCD, XSVCD is a nonstandardized recording format that offers features similar to SVCD. However, it can produce a higher video quality. XSVCD uses MPEG2 video. It can be played on computers with a computers with a CD or DVD-ROMs with the use of compatible software. See SVCD.
Pronounced “zool.” Short for Extensible User-Interface Language, a series of XML tags that allow different operating platforms to exchange data that describe a program��s user interface. XUL is designed to ease cross-platform (e.g., Windows, Mac and Linux) interface of applications, which traditionally would have been difficult to customize from one to another. XUL supports cascading […]
A popular standard for packet-switching networks. The X.25 standard was approved by the CCITT (now the ITU) in 1976. It defines layers 1, 2, and 3 in the OSI Reference Model.