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XQuery functions with side effects – How to handle?

Filed under: How-to,Tips and trics — xatapult @ 14:12

XQuery is the language for working with XML databases. It can also be used as a general purpose language for working with XML.

If you have functions in XQuery with side effects (e.g. updating a log) that return something you don’t want to use, you have a serious problem. This blog explores this and proposes some solutions. (more…)



XQuery Namespace Input eq Namespace Output?

Filed under: Opinion,Standards and guidelines — xatapult @ 07:07
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A few month ago I started my first serious programming project using XQuery (on eXist-db). Although the language is easy to master when you already know XPath, it has IMHO a few quirks. Here is, IMHO, the worst (more…)

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