Expose Blob

It just struck me that the fancy Expose Blob on MacOSX 10.3 is really quite useless. It’s not that convenient to mouse over to it and click the button. Much easier to just hit F9 …

Merry Christmas!

I’ve been trying to be offline for the last few days (and will keep trying until Jan. 5, when I’m Back In The Office). I’ll likely be lurking online, though. Took Evan to see Santa …

eXistDB and WebObjects

I’ve spent the morning building a prototype WebObjects app to act as an xml metadata server. I’ve embedded eXistDB into the application, and it created the necessary database files and indices for me. Then, I …

eXist XPath Extensions

One of the really cool things about eXist is the XPath extensions for fulltext searching. They mimic (using XPath) the stuff that is done in XStreamDB via XQuery. I can do stuff like: document(*)//text() &= …