A custom facet for the Search API

Author: Dave Cassel  |  Category: Software Development

I recently got to teach the MarkLogic Essentials class for MarkLogic University. To illustrate custom facets, I implemented one on the fly with the class watching. No pressure. :) The good news is that it (almost) worked with the first try — there was just one little problem with the display. This post shows the […]

text(), fn:string() and fn:data()

Author: Dave Cassel  |  Category: Software Development

I’m going to be teaching the MarkLogic University Basic XQuery class tomorrow, and as usually happens when I get to teach, I’ve learned something while reviewing the material. In this case, it’s the differences among text(), fn:string() and fn:data(). text() This one is commonly seen at the end of an XPath expression. It returns a […]

MarkLogic University

Author: Dave Cassel  |  Category: Uncategorized

Last week I got to do something a little different — I got to teach a class for MarkLogic University, the training group within the company. It’s been years since I last got to formally teach a class, but I really enjoyed it. No homework to grade, no tests to come up with, just time […]