XQuery is a specification for a query language that allows a user or programmer to extract information from an Extensible Markup Language (XML) file or any collection of data that can be XML-like.. See complete definition.

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  • February 17, 2009 17 Feb'09

    Componentized XML Query tool takes a step forward

    DataDirect created a suite of tools to address XML complexity with a single XML layer capable of accessing data in a wide variety of formats. An updated engine that handles Query Update Facility (XUF) is also part of the mix.

  • January 24, 2007 24 Jan'07

    XQuery, the SQL for SOA, wins final W3C approval

    W3C finally approved XQuery 1.0, a language that it believes will provide SOA and Web services developers a standard way of handling XML data, much as SQL did for relational data in the client/server era.

  • October 31, 2005 31 Oct'05

    FastSOA aims to pick up the tempo

    The proposed architecture utilizes XQuery and a native XML database at midtier to address Web services performance and scalability issues of J2EE application servers.

  • March 26, 2004 26 Mar'04

    XQuery Quiz

    Think you know XQuery? Take this quiz and find out. Afterward, send in your score to be entered to win a copy of XQuery from the Experts.

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