CHAPTER 18Getting Started with Oracle XML and C

Oracle Database 10g includes in its default installation the Oracle XDK 10g C libraries and utilities. They provide portable XML functionalities that allow you to easily develop stand-alone or Oracle Call Interface (OCI) XML-enabled applications. In this chapter, we describe the various libraries and utilities, set up both the compile-time and run-time environments, and cover the basics of the configuration that is necessary to get connected to the Oracle database.

The Oracle XDK C Libraries

The Oracle XDK C components contain functionalities for reading, manipulating, transforming, and validating XML documents. All the Oracle XDK C components reside in the ORACLE_ HOME/lib directory, and are split ...

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