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W3C Has a New XML Standard: XProc

XML has been in use for over a decade and it’s now getting a boost thanks to a new standard from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). This week the

The Key XForms Enhancements in Version 1.1

even seems to be the magic number for the W3C. Seven years after releasing XSLT 1.0 (which also debuted XPath), they followed up with XPath 2.0, XSLT 2.0, and XQuery

Creating Hierarchical Data Structure Mashups

NSI SQL can naturally perform full multi-path hierarchical data query processing that far exceeds the single linear path processing performed by XPath and XQuery today (see the article “Navigationless Database

Making XQuery Control Structures Work for You

colleague of mine, a database programmer who had spent some time working with an early XQuery implementation, once referred to the language as the smiley language. When I asked whether

XProc: Meta-Programming and Rube Goldberg

eclarative programming can take a little getting used to, especially if your standard mode of operation is working with languages like Java or C#. In essence, such programming requires that