Re: newbie XUpdate how to use with java!
* Michael Kay <mike@s...> [2005-04-20 15:41]: > > > I start working with XML, I have to modify a document > > by adding new elements. I know that I must use XUpdate > > syntax but in java what class, method do I call to > > send the XUpdate query and execute it? > > XUpdate is designed essentially for updating documents within XML databases. > For updating standalone documents, the usual approach is to use XSLT to > transform the old document to a new document, which you can then use to > overwrite the old document if you wish. XSLT has a well-defined Java API > (JAXP) which is supported by three or four different XSLT processing > engines, including my own Saxon product. Indeed, learn XSLT. XUpdate is no longer under active development. There are a precious few implementations, most of which are attached to a database implementation. The specification was never completed, and the web site that once hosted the specification now has a domain squatter page on it. Learn about XSLT. There is an active an helpful communicty at a mailing list called xsl-list. -- Alan Gutierrez - alan@e... - http://engrm.com/blogometer/index.html - http://engrm.com/blogometer/rss.2.0.xml
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