• XQuery and HTML5

    XQuery is amazing at generating server-side dynamic XHTML.  PHP, Java, .Net and the like are good too but don’t have the advantage of a seamless connection to a storage model.  However, they do hav a big advantage over XQuery when it comes to HTML5 because they can serialize non-XML compliant...

  • Databases for the Front-End Developer

    Don’t tell my bosses over at MarkLogic, but I hate databases.  I’m a front-end programmer through and through.  User centered design, human computer interfaces … that sort of thing.  I cringe at the concept of relational algebra and cry at the first mention of changing the physical data model.  You might...