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Re: XProc confuses me; recommendations for learning?

From: Leif Warner <abimelech@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 12:31:40 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTinfhyLiKhb6RqY97Pj1pL_TrBaUWTMnndrDmmf_@mail.gmail.com>
To: xproc-dev@w3.org
Cc: David Priest <docs@davidpriest.ca>
Also, if you want a graphical representation, you could try this in-browser
GUI-type thing:
http://leifw.github.com/pipescape/
You can drag some steps onto the working area, fill in some options, wire
them together, etc, and hit the "View Source" button on the top to see what
the XProc describing that pipeline might look like.
Things like for-loops aren't implemented on there yet, though - it's just
the standard step library at the moment.
-Leif

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 12:06 PM, James Sulak <jsulak@gmail.com> wrote:

> XProc can definitely be tricky to get started with.  The XProc support
> in Oxygen is great and worth checking out.
>
> Here are a few:
>
> Norm Walsh's XProc book:
>
> http://xprocbook.com/book/book-1.html
>
> Dave Paswon's Introduction to XProc:
>
> http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xproc/
>
> A while back I wrote a few blog posts on XProc:
>
> http://www.wordsinboxes.com/search/label/xproc
>
>
> There are certainly others that I'm forgetting.
>
> Hope this helps,
>
> James
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 1:56 PM, David Priest <docs@davidpriest.ca> wrote:
> > I've googled and read blogs and checked out online books-in-progress, all
> > for naught: I haven't grokked XProc very much at all yet.  I suspect
> there
> > is a key understanding that eludes me, and that once I clue in,
> everything
> > will crystallize.
> >
> > In the meantime, could kind folks on this list point to the best
> resources
> > for understanding and using XProc?
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> >
>
>
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