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XML Connections is DataDirect's new and improved blog.
On it you'll find the latest news and information for XQuery, XQJ, XML Integration, XML Converters, and more.
First up on the XML Connection agenda is a series on the XQuery API for Java (XQJ) written by Marc Van Cappellen.
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Know the Bloggers
Carlo (Minollo) Innocenti - Minollo is Program Manager of XML products at Data Direct Technologies. Before joining Data Direct, Minollo (also known as Dr. Carlo Innocenti) served as Principal Software Architect of Stylus Studio at Progress Software and eXcelon Corporation. While at eXcelon Corporation, Minollo managed an engineering group responsible for the overall tools strategy of the XML Database division, overseeing product design and development. Prior to that, he served as Development Manager for tools at Object Design, Inc., an object database company. Minollo began his software development career at ViVi Software, an Italian company recognized by the European community for successful and innovative software products, where he served as Development Manager before the company was acquired by Object Design. Minollo holds a MS in Computer Science and a Ph.D in Robotics from the University of Genoa (DIST).
Marc Van Cappellen - Marc is a Director of Development at DataDirect Technologies. The last years he's enjoying the world of XML, more specifically XQuery through the development of DataDirect XQuery. Marc has over 15 years of experience in various data access technologies including ODBC, JDBC, ADO, XQJ, SQL and XQuery.