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BaseX 7.5: BaseXMas Edition

21.12.2012 15:25

We are excited to announce the release of BaseX 7.5, the BaseXMas Edition of our XML Database and XQuery Processor! Here are the latest features and changes:

XQUERY UPDATE
· bulk updates are now much faster than before
· insert and replace operations take much less memory
· databases can now be created via XQuery and db:create()

GUI TEXT EDITOR
· a fast and flexible search/replace panel has been added
· error highlighting has been extended to XML files
· the editor was improved for editing arbitrary text files

XQUERY 3.0
· the code has been aligned with latest changes in the specs
· HTML5 support has been updated

WEB APPLICATIONS
· new modules have been added: Request, Session, Sessions
· logging has been revised and extended to HTTP requests
· SSL support added, switched to Jetty 8
· all operation modes have been unified and simplified
· RESTXQ elements added to simplify forwarding and redirects

CORE FEATURES
· improved stability of concurrent read/write operations
· the INSPECT command performs database sanity checks
· EXECUTE triggers the execution of command scripts

BaseX is an Open Source product. It is developed by the BaseX Team in cooperation with the DBIS Group/U Konstanz. Please find more information at basex.org.

Have fun,
BaseX Team, 2012