XQuery Innovator Queried by Stylus Studio

A One on One Interview with XQuery Guru and Co-inventor Jonathan Robie on the Future of XQuery Technologies

BEDFORD, MA -- 01/23/2006 -- Stylus Studio (http://www.stylusstudio.com), the industry-leading provider of XML development tools and components for advanced XML data integration, today announced the availability of a new interview with Jonathan Robie. This interview is full of expert insight on the benefits, beliefs and the future of XQuery!

Jonathan Robie is one of the inventors of XQuery. He's been actively involved with the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) XML Query Working Group since day one, and has been an editor since the first documents were published. Jonathan is the XQuery Technology Lead for DataDirect XQuery™, a high-performance, embeddable Java component that enables XQuery access to all the major relational databases, which first shipped in September 2005. He recently won the Infoworld Innovator of the Year for his work on the XQuery working group, where he's currently helping create an XQuery Update Facility. IT professionals who are interested in this up and coming technology are strongly encouraged to experience this interview first hand.

The interview with Jonathan Robie covers the following topics:

  • Why XQuery will succeed
  • XQuery for messaging and Web applications
  • Running an XQuery from inside SQL
  • Upcoming features in XQuery
  • How to get started with XQuery

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