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XQilla Project - XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 for C++

When it comes down to XML, everybody knows Java is one of the most powerful programming languages to deal with this format. The Java XML API, the documentation and the size of projects such as Xerces, Xalan and Saxon make Java an excellent option to work with XML. But then again, I'm not a Java [...]

Strict Weak Ordering in a Tree Data Structure

This post presents an idea of a strict weak ordering definition for elements in a set of nodes from a tree data structure. After presenting the main idea, there's an example of some XPath queries that could be used in an XML document to achieve this ordering plus some complexity notes on the algorithms. Assume [...]

Defining Automatas with XML

We recently started classes at my lame University and one of the courses I'm taking this semester is Formal Languages, Compilers and Automatas. We had a heavy start with some (badly explained) Automata examples and (trivial) applications. As usual, our professors output a lot more homework than information, so I quickly had a couple of [...]