[Chicago-talk] Processing XSLT with Perl

Jay Strauss me at heyjay.com
Wed Feb 11 20:18:59 CST 2004

I'll come

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed Summers" <ehs at pobox.com>
To: "Chicago.pm chatter" <chicago-talk at mail.pm.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 2:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Chicago-talk] Processing XSLT with Perl

> On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 06:49:29AM -1000, Christopher Nava wrote:
> > Does anyone have experience with XSLT processing in Perl?
> > What module do you recommend?
> >
> > I need something that does XSLT transformations and is a relatively
> > implementation.
> >
> > I'd LIKE something that exposes the DOM to Perl so I can do a few XPath
> > searches and the like.  (But it's not required.)
> The Apache AxKit [1] project uses XML::Sablotron [2] for XSLT processing.
> module is basicallying Perl bindings to the speedy Sablotron C++ library
> I've heard lots of good things about AxKit, and seen it being used in
> production systems before.
> Matt Sergeant also has a CPAN module XML::XPath which can process XPath
> searches on a DOM. Matt does great work, I've used his XML::SAX package
> and would recommend you check it out.
> I know XML is a dirty word in some circles but I have been thinking about
> offering up a talk proposal for chicago-pm on using XML data from Perl.
> are lots of modules available, and I was thinking I could provide a view
> 1000 ft on parsing XML from Perl, and some practical examples of the
> module uses, including guidance on when one approach is more suitable than
> another. If anyone is interested in this let me know, and I'll start
> collecting stuff.
> //Ed
> [1] http://axkit.org/
> [2] http://search.cpan.org/perldoc?XML::Sablotron
> [3] http://www.gingerall.com/charlie/ga/xml/x_sabperl.xml?s=org
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