Stylus Studio Releases World's Fastest XQuery Primer: Learn XQuery in Ten Minutes

The World's Fastest XQuery Tutorial Available Now for Free

BEDFORD, MA -- 09/06/2005 -- Stylus Studio (http://www.stylusstudio.com), the industry-leading provider of XML development tools for advanced data integration, today announced the availability of the world's fastest XQuery tutorial. Unlike over-priced, boring, or confusing online XQuery training seminars, "Learn XQuery in 10 Minutes" is fast, easy, and free. The new tutorial is written by XML industry guru, Dr. Michael Kay, founder of Saxonica, the producer of the Saxon XQuery and XSLT processor. Dr. Kay is a member of the W3C committee on XQuery, XPath, and XSLT, and the author of numerous best-selling XML books. Software developers and managers looking for ways to give their development teams a leg-up can read the new tutorial online today.

This exciting new XQuery tutorial is designed for anyone who wants to know what XQuery is but doesn't have the time to find out. We all know the problem: so many exciting new technologies, so little time to research them all. Fortunately, XQuery is easy to learn, and a far cry easier than any other technology you're currently using for XML data integration. To prove this point, we've packed all the XQuery essentials into one powerful XQuery primer covering everything you've ever wanted to know about XQuery! "Learn XQuery in 10 Minutes" covers the following topics:

  • What is XQuery For?
  • Building Your First XQuery
  • Accessing XML Documents with XQuery
  • XQuery FLWOR Expressions
  • Generating XML Output with XQuery
  • Understanding the Relationship between XQuery and Databases

In just 10 minutes, this powerful XQuery tutorial will transform you from average-Joe developer to XQuery genius, and the lessons learned will increase your productivity, helping you shave weeks off your future workload and getting you one step closer to landing that cushy chief software architect gig. If you can read only one XQuery tutorial this year, "Learn XQuery in 10 Minutes" is it! Read the new XQuery primer online today.

Develop XQuery Applications in 10 Minutes

Once you've read "Learn XQuery in 10 Minutes", the easiest way to build real-world XQuery applications is with Stylus Studio® 6 XML Enterprise Edition, the world's leading XQuery development tool, with full support for XQuery Editing, XQuery Mapping, XQuery Debugging, XQuery Profiling, and more. Stylus Studio is the first and only XML IDE to fully support the latest XQuery 1.0 working draft (April 2005). Furthermore, new support for Java code generation and XQuery output validation means you can quickly and easily develop and deploy live XQuery applications using industry-leading XQuery processing components like DataDirect XQuery and Saxon. Download a free trial of our award-winning XQuery tools today!

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About DataDirect Technologies

DataDirect Technologies is focused on standards-based data connectivity, enabling software developers to quickly develop and deploy business applications across all major databases and platforms. DataDirect Technologies offers the most comprehensive, proven line of data connectivity components available anywhere. Developers worldwide at more than 250 leading independent software vendors and thousands of corporate IT departments rely on DataDirect® products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC™ and ADO.NET. Developers also depend on DataDirect to radically simplify complex data integration projects using XML products based on the emerging XQuery and XQJ standards. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation, a US$300+ million global software industry leader. Headquartered in Bedford, Mass., you can visit DataDirect Technologies on the Web, or you can call +1-800-876-3101.


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