[MarkLogic Dev General] Community blogging update: .NET, XQuery 3.0, etc.

Geert Josten geert.josten at dayon.nl
Mon Mar 19 23:37:06 PDT 2012

About XML Prague, the storify tale by James Clark is worth mentioning too:



*Van:* general-bounces at developer.marklogic.com [mailto:
general-bounces at developer.marklogic.com] *Namens *Evan Lenz
*Verzonden:* maandag 19 maart 2012 19:56
*Aan:* MarkLogic Developer Discussion
*Onderwerp:* [MarkLogic Dev General] Community blogging update: .NET,
XQuery 3.0, etc.

Originally posted here:

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:

·        Creating MLJAM for

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

·        Applying a function in the context of a different

·        Computed indexes in

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

·        Priority Task Spawning in MarkLogic

·        Range Indexes and Empty

Ryan Dew experiments with yet another Rails-inspired approach to app
development in MarkLogic. See also Gary Vidal's XQuerRail
framework<https://github.com/garyvidal/xquerrail/wiki> and
the recently announced Roxy framework <https://github.com/marklogic/roxy> (and
attendant wiki pages <https://github.com/marklogic/roxy/wiki>):

·        Rails Like Templating With
an update<http://maxdewpoint.blogspot.com/2012/02/updated-syntax-for-xslt-templating.html>

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

·        XQuery 3.0: Sliding

·        XQuery 3.0: Tumbling

·        Is it that hard to read the W3 xQuery specs,

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 aW3C Community
group<http://www.w3.org/community/xml-er/> for
exploring how error recovery in XML might be standardized (improving on the
"sorry, I won't display *any* of your web page" scenario):

·        XML-ER <http://norman.walsh.name/2012/02/20/XML-ER>

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

·        xdmp:unquote() and multiple nodes or HTML

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

·        XML Prague 2012: The web would be so cool without the web
van der Vlist)

·        XMLPrague 2012, day one and

·        XML Prague 2012 is history <http://xmlprague.wordpress.com/> (the
conference blog)

Are you a blogger? Do you blog about MarkLogic? As always, let me
know<http://twitter.com/evanlenz> and
I'll add you to our blogroll and keep my eyes out for new posts.

Evan Lenz
Software Developer, Community
MarkLogic Corporation
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