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Making Your RSS Feed Look Pretty in a Browser (167 tags)
As more and more non-techie websites offer syndication feeds, a growing number of non-technical readers are clicking on the links and filling their screens with confusing XML. But syndication content doesn't have to look like geeky markup or malformed text in your readers' browsers. You can make it look quite pretty, and give clues to what the feed is actually for. Ben Hammersley, author of Developing Feeds with RSS and Atom, shows you how.

Printing XML: Why CSS Is Better than XSL (132 tags)
One of the old school debates among XML developers is "CSS versus XSLT." Håkun Wium Lie and Michael Day revive that debate with a shot across XSL's bow.

Very Dynamic Web Interfaces (28 tags)
Drew McLellan explains how to use XMLHTTPRequest and Javascript to create web applications with very dynamic, smooth interfaces.

Comparing CSS and XSL: A Reply from Norm Walsh (19 tags)
Norm Walsh responds to a recent article about CSS and XSL, explaining how and when and why you'd want to use XSLFO or CSS or XSLT.

A Simpler Ajax Path (17 tags)
After years of hacks, tricks, and workarounds, there's finally a cross-browser, cross-platform way to communicate between client and server in web applications. Matthew Eernisse demonstrates how to send and receive structured data with XMLHttpRequest and shows off some tricks to make debugging and error handling easier.