Latest news on Xquery standards: XQuery is gaining popularity. It has been used for many web applications around the world since its release. It is replacing proprietary middleware languages, in particular those for disclosing (XML) databases. The core standard is designed for querying of large collections of XML only, but several additional standards are in progress to get more functionality. Other additions add to the strength and maturity of XQuery as a programming language itself. Learn more? Read the presentation by Geert Josten, one of our Senior Content Engineers, presented last week at XML Holland in the Hardcore XML track.