In-Browser Transforms was RE: Programming language

Subject: In-Browser Transforms was RE: Programming language
From: Chris Despopoulos <despopoulos_chriss -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net" <mgiffin -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2020 13:48:55 +0000 (UTC)

Mark asks----

Side note, what are you using in the browser to transform DITA XML into
HTML? Some library? Your own extension of some kind?

"... implemented a Single Page App that transforms DITA to HTML in the
I use the XSLT processor that is in the browser. That means I'm stuck with XSLT 1.something or other... See this for more info:
Michael Kay offered an open sourced lib that implements SAX in JS, but I ran into some memory management issue that I can't exactly recall any more. Dr. Kay said that since it was open source, no fixes... He went on to make a commercial version. I'm sure it's quite good.Â

Beyond the basic transform, the app manages links, conrefs, search, and a few other things that turn out not to be 100% obvious. You can see it in action here:

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