Use XQuery for more powerful XML search than is possible with XPath
“I guess there are never enough books.” ― John Steinbeck, A John Steinbeck Encyclopedia
XPath offers an easy way to search an XML document using java. It is much more convenient than having to crawl through the document tree using the DOM API. XQuery builds on XPath and provides an SQL-like language for querying XML documents. It is also capable of updating and modifying the XML document, something which XPath cannot do. In this article, we present a beginner’s introduction to XQuery and how to use it from java.
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Use XQuery to Query, Update and Modify XML Documents
“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” ― Molière
As a Java Programmer, if you work in any way with XML, you should learn about XQuery and how to use it.
XQuery is a query language for XML. It is similar to XPath in that it uses the same or similar constructs to identify specific parts of an XML document.
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