New online video tutorial covers XSL stylesheet development using Stylus Studio

BEDFORD, MA -- 04/20/2006 -- Stylus Studio (http://www.stylusstudio.com), the industry-leading provider of XML tools and powerful data integration components, today announced the availability of a new online video tutorial entitled: An Introduction to XSLT. This latest addition to Stylus Studio's XML tutorial library lets users learn XSL by example, by providing practical tips and tricks on how to simplify XSL stylesheet development using Stylus Studio's many XSL tools. An Introduction to XSL covers the following topics:

 * Using XSL tools to create, edit & troubleshoot stylesheets
 * Configuring and customizing the XSL editor
 * Using XSL scenarios to save stylesheet development project configurations
 * How to invoke XSL processors including MSXML, System.XML, Xalan, and Saxon * Running an XSL transformation and viewing the results
 * Troubleshooting XSL using backmapping
 * Using syntax help and auto-completion for XSLT 1.0/2.0 and XPath 1.0/2.0
 * Debugging XSL stylesheets by inserting breakpoints
 * Executing a stylesheet line by line with the XSL debugger
 * Stepping into, over, and out of an XSL template or function
 * Watching XSL variables, call-stack, and the state of the XSL processor
 * Mapping XSL to simplify XML mapping projects
 * Generating code using a drag and drop XSL interface
 * Converting XML to HTML using the XSLT designer

Learn how to simplify working with the W3C eXtensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) by leveraging the world's most productive tools fo editing, testing, debugging and deploying XSL applications - view this free online video tutorial today.

Pricing and Availability

Stylus Studio 2006 XML Enterprise Edition is available for immediate purchase at the Stylus Studio online shop. Single user licenses for Stylus Studio XML Enterprise Edition start at just $795 (USD). For more information about purchasing Stylus Studio, including enterprise sales inquiries, call (781) 280-4488 or email stylusstudio at stylusstudio dot com.

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