XForms basics

Learn the essentials for creating the next generation of forms

From the developerWorks archives

Nicholas Chase

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: October 10, 2006

XForms provides a host of new capabilities for Web authors and developers who want to create Web forms that include rich interactive experiences while still maintaining many of the familiar aspects of creating forms in HTML. This article explains the basics of creating an XForms form, including the structure of the form itself; basic controls, or fields; and the most common submission options.

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