Archive for March, 2006
Thanks to Kevin, who suggested I use Qexo to run xqueries in ant without having to use eXist. It works!
First, download the qexo .jar file and put it somewhere useful. To run an xquery on the command line, do this:
java -jar kawa-1.8.jar –xquery -f author.xquery
where author.xquery is:
for $b in (doc("file:./ac-angeli.nd497.r8.a774.rad.xml")/ram)
Tim Finney from the University of Virginia Press did a great presentation for the Charlottesville Unix Users Group Tuesday night. UVa Press is using marklogic and xquery for publishing their electronic imprint, and I was mighty impressed with what they’ve put together. Probably a little out of our price range, but fun to see. Here [...]
Say you wanted to be able to pull info out of one xml document and plug it into another document using an ant task. Why, then it would be very handy to be able to run xquery from within ant. Luckily, eXist has published tools for doing just this. Eventually, I would like to get [...]
Not that anyone will read it, but I have got to weigh in on this one. Family Man Librarian seems to have started it all, with this comment:
And I particularly got tired of the “fangirly” comments about — gush — actually being able to — gush — speak face-to-face with the Library Gods (a.k.a. aforementioned [...]
It isn’t much to look at right now, but one day it will be beautiful. Here’s some photos of the new house, pre-demolition.