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The Evolution of XPath: What is New in XPath 3.0

Course Summary

XPath 3.0 is the latest version of XPath, the language for navigating XML documents. XPath is to XML documents like what SQL is to Relational Database Management Systems. The new W3C XPath 3.0 Recommendation gives us a language with amazing power resultin

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Introduction
        ◦ Course Introduction
        ◦ Why Mastering XPath 3.0 Is Important
        ◦ Course Walkthrough
        ◦ Prerequisites for This Course
        ◦ Tools and IDEs
        ◦ Resources
    ● XPath Data Model (XDM) Refresher. What’s New in XDM 3.0
        ◦ Overview
        ◦ XDM Basic Concepts: Atomic Types
        ◦ XDM Basic Concepts: Nodes, Node Properties, Trees, and Types
        ◦ New and Changed Types in XDM 3.0 The Function Data-Type
        ◦ Summary
    ● What'’s New in XPath 3.0
        ◦ Overview
        ◦ New XPath 3.0 Types
        ◦ New XPath 3.0 Operators
        ◦ New XPath 3.0 Expressions
        ◦ Subtyping Relationship Between Functions
        ◦ Summary
    ● New Standard Functions in XPath 3.0: Part 1
        ◦ Overview
        ◦ Functions on Numeric Values
        ◦ Functions on Strings
        ◦ Functions on Nodes
        ◦ Functions on Sequences
        ◦ Summary
    ● New Standard Functions in XPath 3.0: Part 2
        ◦ Overview
        ◦ Functions for Formatting Integers, Numbers, and Date-Time Values
        ◦ Functions Giving Access to External Information
        ◦ Functions for Parsing and Serializing
        ◦ Casting to or Constructing a List or Union-Type Instance
        ◦ Summary
    ● Discover Higher-Order Functions in XPath 3.0
        ◦ Overview
        ◦ HOF: Higher Order Functions
        ◦ Fundamental Ways of Creating Functions Dynamically
        ◦ Closure and the Environment of a Function
        ◦ Fundamental Programming Techniques: Recursion
        ◦ Standard Higher Order Functions: Functions on Functions
        ◦ Summary
    ● Programming in XPath 3.0
        ◦ Overview
        ◦ Define a Problem and Solve It Completely in XPath
        ◦ XPath Code, Assuming BST Is Implemented
        ◦ Do We Really Need XPath Programming?
        ◦ The Binary Search Tree Data-Type Implemented in XPath 3.0
        ◦ Code Demonstration and Analysis
        ◦ Consuming an XPath Function Library From XSLT/XQuery
        ◦ Summary


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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Development & Implementations and Data & Information Management Community

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