Markup Language (ML)
1 - About
Markup language (xML) are used to turn text into:
- and much more.
By marking up the text, they give it a structure that:
- defines hierarchy, relationships, data type…
2 - Type
2.1 - Xml Based
The following apply to all languages that are Xml based:
- Manipulation API: The Document Object Model W3C API Interface (DOM)
- Selection Definition of one or several Node: See Selector API
- Render the node: See CSS - Cascading Style Sheets - Markup Language (HTML|XML) Skin
2.2 - Lightweight
Lightweight markup languages are used by people who might be expected to read the document source as well as the rendered output.