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Building Web Sites with XML by Michael Floyd
Charles F. Goldfarb's XML Handbook by Charles F. Goldfarb
Definitive XML Application Development by Lars Marius Garshol
Definitive XML Schema by Priscilla Walmsley
Definitive XML Schema, 2nd Edition by Priscilla Walmsley
Definitive XSL-FO by G. Ken Holman
Definitive XSLT and XPath by G. Ken Holman
Designing XML Internet Applications by Michael Leventhal
Enterprise Applications Integration with XML and Java by JP Morgenthal
Program Generators with XML and Java by J. Craig Cleaveland
Structuring XML Documents by David Megginson
XML by Example: Building E-Commerce Applications by Sean McGrath
XML in Office 2003: Information Sharing with Desktop XML by Charles F. Goldfarb
XML Processing with Python by Sean McGrath
XML Web Kit by Charles F. Goldfarb
XML: The Annotated Specification by Bob DuCharme
XSLT 2.0 Web Development by Dmitry Kirsanov
XSLT and XPATH: A Guide to XML Transformations by John Robert Gardner

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