By Howard Katz, Don Chamberlin, Denise Draper, Mary Fernandez, Michael Kay, Jonathan Robie, Michael Rys, Jerome Simeon, Jim Tivy, Philip Wadler
XQuery solutions the becoming want for a useful XML seek and transformation normal. subsidized via the whole weight of the area extensive net Consortium (W3C), XQuery is being tremendous good bought through the IT group world wide. the 1st significant XML language that takes benefit of the advantages of powerful typing supplied by means of XML Schema, XQuery has the flexibility to control either XML and non-XML information and gives a important connection among the realm of XML and relational databases.In XQuery from the specialists, choose contributors of the W3C's XML question operating crew come jointly to debate each aspect of XQuery. From Jonathan Robie's introductory "XQuery: A Guided journey" to Mary Fernandez, Jerome Simeon, and Philip Wadler's "Introduction to the Formal Semantics," XQuery is printed in a manner that either amateur programmers and specialists can appreciate.Edited via long-time XML professional and programmer Howard Katz, assurance levels from strictly technical chapters to comparative essays resembling Michael Kay's "XQuery, XPath, and XSLT," which explores the typical ancestry of all 3 languages, and Don Chamberlin's "Influences at the layout of XQuery," which info the method in the back of XQuery's design.Key assurance includes:Denise Draper on "Mapping among XML and Relational facts" Michael Rys exploring "Integrating XQuery and Relational Database structures" Jim Tivy's research of "A local XML DBMS" Mary Fernandez, Jerome Simeon, and Philip Wadler, providing "Static Typing in XQuery" info provided in either an instructional and a reference framework to be used through XML pros of any levelFor IT managers, execs, programmers, or a person concerned with XML, XQuery from the specialists is a useful source.