Community blogging update: .NET, XQuery 3.0, etc.

by Evan Lenz

For this month's community blogging update, we start with Demian Hess's impressive initial progress on putting together an MLJAM-like library for .NET developers:

Rob Whitby has been blogging about MarkLogic features he hopes will exist in the future (they do sound quite useful!):

As usual, Dave Cassel has provided some new useful MarkLogic tips:

Ryan Dew experiments with yet another Rails-inspired approach to app development in MarkLogic. See also Gary Vidal's XQuerRail framework and the recently announced Roxy framework (and attendant wiki pages):

More from Ryan Dew, including explorations of XQuery 3.0 features, followed by a rant:

This one's not about MarkLogic per se, but it has everything to do with XML, and error recovery in particular. Norm Walsh summarizes one of the outcomes of XML Prague 2012: the creation of a W3C Community group for exploring how error recovery in XML might be standardized (improving on the "sorry, I won't display any of your web page" scenario):

Speaking of error recovery, Harry Bakken shares some hard-won insight into the nuances of MarkLogic's handling of non-well-formed XML:

And speaking of XML Prague, here are a few summaries of the event from the blogosphere:

Update: Last but not least (how could I forget this?), Ryan Semerau shows, in depth, how he is using MarkLogic to improve the processing of genealogical data:

Are you a blogger? Do you blog about MarkLogic? As always, let me know and I'll add you to our blogroll and keep my eyes out for new posts.