Installing and Configuring AxKit
Your First AxKit Page
Dynamic Content
More XPathScript Details
Putting Everything Together
More Reasons to Use AxKit

AxKit is an XML application server written using the mod_perl framework. At its core, AxKit provides the developer with many ways to set up server-side XML transformations. This allows you to rapidly develop sites that use XML, allowing delivery of the same content in different formats. It also allows you to change the layout of your site very easily, due to the forced separation of content from presentation.

This appendix gives an overview of the ways you can put AxKit to use on your mod_perl-enabled server. It is not a complete description of all the capabilities of AxKit. For more detailed information, please take a look at the documentation provided on the AxKit web site at Commercial support and consultancy services for AxKit also are available at this site.

There are a number of benefits of using XML for content delivery: