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BaseX 7.2: The EDBT Release

24.03.2012 18:36

We are glad to announce Version 7.2 (aka the »EDBT Release«) of BaseX, an XML database and XQuery/XPath processor, including full support for the W3C Update and Full Text extensions. The latest release offers the following new features:

• support for the new RESTXQ API for building XQuery web services
• improved support for running BaseX as web application
• XQuery: higher order functions added to speed up Top-K queries
proxy server settings added
• advanced TagSoup options added for importing HTML files
• XQuery: faster traversal of full-text index entries via ft:tokens()
• Command-line: embedded readline and history support via JLine
• XQuery 3.0: annotation added, updated EQName syntax (Q{uri}name)
• opened databases are now pinned OS-wide to reduce write conflicts
• HTML5 serialization of query results
• a printable version of our Wiki documentation

All your feedback and questions are welcome. If you will be attending the EDBT Conference next week, we are looking forward to seeing you there,

Christian,
BaseX Team 2012