Welcome to the XSLTForms Wikibook!
XSLTForms is an open source client-side implementation of XForms which is a World Wide Web Consortium recommendation for creating web forms and web applications. XSLTForms is developed by Alain Couthures (of agenceXML at Bordeaux, France).
- Introduction - About this book and overview of the technology.
- Background - A brief history and motivation for the XSLTForms project.
- Benefits - Why use XSLTForms?
- Applications - Who use XSLTForms?
- Naming Conventions - Naming standards used throughout this book.
These pages are for people who are just getting started.
- Installing and Testing - How to install XSLTForms. Although XSLTForms can be used without any server processing, you can find here information specific to your Web Server Technology:
- HelloWorld - A simple test to see if XSLTForms is installed correctly.
- Some Common Problems.
These pages discuss other topics of interest to XSLTForms users
- CSS - Styling XForms controls using Cascading Style Sheets.
- Using TinyMCE as mixed-content editor
XSLTForms is an XForms 1.1 implementation with some XForms 2.0 features, and a number of implementation-specific extensions to the language. The coverage of 1.1, the portions of 2.0 that have been implemented, and the implementation-specific extensions are discussed separately below.
XForms 1.1 coverage
XForms 2.0 coverage
- XForms 2.0
- XForms 2.0 elements and attributes
- XForms 2.0 functions
- XPath 2.0 and XForms 2.0 functions
- XSLTForms only Extensions
- XSLT-parameters: baseuri, xsltforms_caller, xsltforms_config, xsltforms_debug, xsltforms_lang
- Configurations-template file config_LANG.xsl
- Processing-Instructions: <?xsltforms-options?>, <?css-conversion?>
- New Elements
- New Functions:
- User-Defined Functions
- Arithmetic expressions
Documentation for contributors
Information for contributors to the XSLTForms codebase or to this book.