In Brief

Here are the crucial concepts for this chapter:

  • XPath expressions can be evaluated to create a result.

  • Location steps indicate a single step in a location path .

  • Location paths are used to locate data and return node-sets .

  • Axes let you specify how you want a location step to locate data.

  • Predicates are optional parts of location steps that let you be more specific about the data you want.

  • Nodes are the fundamental building blocks of XML documents.

  • Root nodes are the topmost nodes in documents.

  • A context node is the current node that is being processed .



XPath. Navigating XML with XPath 1.0 and 2.0 Kick Start
XPath Kick Start: Navigating XML with XPath 1.0 and 2.0
ISBN: 0672324113
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 131

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