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- From: Steve Muench <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
- Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 06:20:16 -0700
The first production maintenance release of Oracle's
SQL+XML+XSLT publishing framework, "Oracle XSQL Pages"
is now available from the Oracle Technology Network
Platforms: Any Java Servlet engine
Databases: Full read/write XML functionality against Oracle,
read/render functionality against any JDBC database
Cost: Free download, free runtime distribution
XSQL Pages Version 188.8.131.52 includes these notable changes:
-> Dynamic stylesheet assignment
Stylesheet names may now be dynamically assigned, for
example, to use a stylesheet based on looking up user-
preference information in a database at request-time.
-> Declarative support for Oracle8i's XML Updategrams and
Deletegrams, in addition to the Insertgrams supported in
-> Support for additional servlet engines has been added
-> New API for associating user-defined objects with
the page request context.
-> Several user-reported bugs have been fixed
See the "Installation" section of the release notes for
installation information. The XSQL Servlet demos, online
help, release notes, and JavaDoc are running live on the web
What are XSQL Pages?
XSQL Pages are server-side XML templates that make it easy
to exploit the powerful combination of SQL, XML and XSLT to
prototype and deploy dynamic, data-powered sites and web
services. The user can extend the publishing framework
with user-defined "action handlers".
Steve Muench, Lead XML Evangelist & Consulting Product Manager
BC4J & XSQL Servlet Development Teams, Oracle Rep to XSL WG
Author "Building Oracle XML Applications", O'Reilly