This one-day course teaches you the basics of using the XQuantum XML Database
system. During the course, you will build a sample XML application with a
This exciting and timely course builds on widely used Internet standards such
as HTTP, XML, HTML, XSL and extends them with XQuery, a language for
the 21st century. The skills you will learn have broad application throughout
You will Learn
To build XQuery XML database applications
Develop powerful XML queries using XQuery
Perform both full-text and fielded searches
Create and manage XML documents
Create formatted reports from query results
Generate dynamic web pages using XQuery
The major course topics include:
The install tree
Testing your installation
Walk through the sample applications
Communicating with the XQuantum server
HTTP SERVER ARCHITECTUREHTTP request/response protocol
Website directory structure
The 1, 2, and 3-tier application architectures
Configuring your XQuantum server
XQUERY LANGUAGE LABCommand Line and Web Interfaces
Literals, Comments, and Variables
For Let Where Expressions
BUILDING A SEARCH APPLICATIONWorking with XML
Creating a search form
Creating the query
Creating an XSL style sheet
Who Should Attend
You should have a grasp of programming languages and database fundamentals.
A knowledge of HTML and web technologies is a plus. Previous experience with
XML and XQuery are not required.
You should bring a laptop running XP or Vista with a CD-ROM drive.
Your laptop should have at least 1 GB of free disk space and 500 MB of memory.
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later or Mozilla Firefox or later shoud be installed on your system.