Using ADO.NET, XML & XSL to generate HTML

The HTML

Here is the resulting HTML:

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40">
  <body>
    <table border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" id="menu">
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <a href="index.html">
            <font size="3">Home</font>
          </a>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <center>
            <font size="4" color="#800000">
              <b>Bookstore</b>
            </font>
          </center>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <a href="csharp.html">
            <font size="3">C#</font>
          </a>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <a href="dotnet.html">
            <font size="3">.NET</font>
          </a>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <center>
            <font size="4" color="#800000">
              <b>Notebooks</b>
            </font>
          </center>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <a href="notebooks/csharp/index.html">
            <font size="3">C#</font>
          </a>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <center>
            <font size="3">
              <b>ATL</b>
            </font>
          </center>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <a href="hello.html">
            <font size="3">Hello World</font>
          </a>
        </td>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td height="20" nowrap="">
          <a href="errors.html">
            <font size="3">Handling Errors</font>
          </a>
        </td>
      </tr>
    </table>
  </body>
</html>

The ADO.NET and XML support in the .NET framework is a powerful and easy to use combination.  These tools can be used for batch generation of web pages, or used live in ASP.NET.

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