Get ready for XForms

Next generation of Web forms will help you build online forms that are extensible and suitable for any platform

From the developerWorks archives

Joel Rivera and Len Taing

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: September 01, 2002

Traditional HTML forms violate many of the tenets of good markup language design, frequently mixing presentation and data. In this article, Joel Rivera and Len Taing introduce you to XForms, an extension of XHTML that represents the next generation of Web forms. Though XForms is still in an embryonic state, it holds great promise: For instance, a form written with XForms can be written once and displayed in optimal ways on several different platforms. This article will give you a head start on this important emerging XML technology.

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