|Oracle8i Application Developer's Guide - XML
Release 3 (8.1.7)
Part Number A86030-01
Customizing Content with XML: Dynamic News Application, 2 of 16
Introduction to the Dynamic News Application
It uses Oracle XML platform components together with the Oracle8i database to build a web-based news service.
The combination of Java, XML, XSL, HTML, and Oracle8i makes Dynamic News flexible and robust.
- With news items in the database, you can personalize content by executing queries based on user input.
- XML, XSL, and HTML allow you to customize the presentation for multiple platforms.
- The Dynamic News application pregenerates XML documents when possible to improve performance.
Problem: To customize news received at a browser according to user user requests.
Solution: The solution uses Oracle XML Components, Oracle8i database, and custom servlets. The solution is described in this chapter.
Oracle XML Components Used: XML Parser for Java, XML-SQL Utility (XSU) for Java