By Jim Melton, Stephen Buxton
XML has develop into the lingua franca for representing company info, for replacing info among company companions and functions, and for including structure–
and occasionally meaning―to text-based records. XML bargains a few distinctive demanding situations and possibilities within the quarter of seek: querying XML can produce very certain, fine-grained effects, for those who know the way to precise and execute these queries.
For software program builders and structures architects: this booklet teaches the main worthy techniques to querying XML files and repositories. This booklet also will support managers and undertaking leaders take hold of how “querying XML” suits into the bigger context of querying and XML. Querying XML offers a entire historical past from basic ideas (What is XML?) to info types (the Infoset, PSVI, XQuery information Model), to APIs (querying XML from SQL or Java) and extra.
* offers the options truly, and demonstrates them with illustrations and examples; bargains an intensive mastery of the topic region in one publication.
* presents accomplished insurance of XML question languages, and the recommendations had to comprehend them thoroughly (such because the XQuery info Model).
* exhibits easy methods to question XML records and knowledge utilizing: XPath (the XML direction Language); XQuery, quickly to be the hot W3C advice for querying XML; XQuery's significant other XQueryX; and SQL, that includes the SQL/XML
* contains an intensive set of XQuery, XPath, SQL, Java, and different examples, with hyperlinks to downloadable code and information samples.