Dwight Dexter

Dwight
Dexter

Dwight Dexter has been developing database applications for 20 years. A BS degree in Information Systems has led to years of structured programming, rapid applications development (RAD), object-oriented programming (OOP), and now distributed applications.

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Your XML Is in the Mail
Learn about MessageML, an open standard for sending XML messages.
Investing in XML
Learn about eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL), a new standard that will provide an XML-based framework for creating, exchanging, and analyzing financial reporting information.

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