XQuery Basics

This section describes the fundamentals of XQuery.

In This Section

  • Atomization (XQuery)
    Describes atomization, which is a process of extracting the typed value of an item.
  • Effective Boolean Value (XQuery)
    Describes the effective Boolean value. This value can be computed for expressions that return a single Boolean value, a node sequence, or an empty sequence.
  • Type System (XQuery)
    Describes the XQuery type system with various predefined types. XQuery is a strongly typed language for schema types and a weakly typed language for untyped data.
  • Comments in XQuery
    Describes how to add comments in XQuery by using the "(:" and ":)" delimiters

See Also

Other Resources

XQuery Against the xml Data Type

Help and Information

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