||University Library Instructional Center, Room 4059 on the 4th floor of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, University of Michigan.
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||August 16 - 20, 2010.
||Phil Farber, Chris Powell, Tom Burton-West, John Weise, Kat Hagedorn, Jose Blanco, Roger Espinosa, Digital Library Production Service, University of Michigan
||John Weise, DLPS, University of Michigan
The preliminary Course Schedule & Outline (and this entire site) will be expanded as the workshop preparation is finalized.
- Learn about indexing and searching text data with the XPAT search engine
- Learn to encode and prepare data for use with DLXS middleware
- Learn to configure and deploy Text Class, Image Class and Findaid Class collections using DLXS middleware
- Learn about using DLXS Middleware's User Interface model of XML, XSL, and processing instructions
- Learn about plans for the future of DLXS software
- Be a member of DLXS
- It helps if you are familiar with:
- UNIX shell commands
- vi or emacs
- XML, XSLT
- And we will probably have brief encounters with, but no prior experience is necessary in, the following:
- Programming in Perl or another programming language
- Familiarity with Object Oriented concepts like: class, subclass, inheritance, method
- Experience programming CGI applications
- Familiarity with basic functionality of the DLXS system. As we will not be including an official "demo" of the different classes' middleware as we have in previous workshops, if you are not familiar with the functionality of DLXS systems, please test drive these URLs in some depth: