Chapter 21. Developing XML Applications with DB2

Application development encompasses all the tasks that go beyond the mere creation and maintenance of database objects. Typical application development tasks include

• Developing application code in a programming language such as Java or COBOL and managing all interactions with the database through APIs such as JDBC.

• Designing and maintaining XML artifacts such as XML Schemas and XSLT style sheets with XML application development tools.

• Developing database stored procedures and user-defined functions (see Chapter 18).

• Writing queries in SQL, XQuery, or SQL/XML as well as writing INSERT, DELETE, and UPDATE statements. (See Chapters 6 through 9 and Chapter 12).

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