Class Notes (9): How can we use Webservices?
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. The purpose of this class is for the participants to use the Flickr API explorer to … Read More

Class Notes (8): Webservices
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich What is a web service? The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) defines a Web Service as … Read More

Class Notes (7): Online publishing
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich Last week we looked at transforming XML into text, XML, HTML and CSV. This week we … Read More

Guide to working with ancient documents in XML
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This is a guide written for my colleague, A. If anyone else can get any use out of it – well that’s an added bonus 🙂 A wants to work on her transcription in XML. She is validating her XML against … Read More

Class Notes (6): Transformations
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich This week’s focus is on XSLT transformations. We will use XSLT to transform the Persuasion citation … Read More

New design
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I have just redesigned the blog a bit. There will be some ongoing work here over the next couple of weeks. If you discover something that is broken or just not looking quite right, then please let me know in … Read More

Class Notes (5): Schema and standards
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. XML should be both wellformed and valid. Last week we used our XML editors to write … Read More

Class Notes (4): What is XML?
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These are the class notes for the “Introduction to XML and editing ancient documents” seminar I am doing this summer semester at LMU, Munich. In this class I will introduce XML and explain how it is created. We will look … Read More

How to knit socks that fit?
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So last year I did a quick summery of my 4 best sock knitting tips. This is how I adore knitting socks. It’s a mix of a few of my favorite knitting techniques. Every-time I knit two practically identical items – I … Read More

WordPress and automated update
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Currently, I am having a go at building some WordPress plugins. It is not yet the time to explain why and how and what. But in order to test them out without too much hassle I have installed a WordPress … Read More

Using the Flickr API
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This is a case study of how you can use Web Services to access information from another web application in your own blog. Flickr have an application called the Flickr API Explorer where you can put together a URL to … Read More