This page is one of the Main Sections of the documentation. It gives a quick introduction on how to start, run, and use BaseX. After you have set up BaseX, we suggest you to start with the Graphical User Interface.
- First Steps
- Startup: How to get BaseX running
- Graphical User Interface (see available Shortcuts)
- Command-Line Client: Use BaseX in your bash
- Database Server: The client/server architecture
- Web Application: The HTTP server
- DBA: Browser-based database administration
- Command Line
- General Info
- Databases: How databases are created, populated and deleted
- Binary Data: How to store and use binary data
- Parsers: How different input formats can be converted to XML
- Commands: Full overview of all database commands
- Options: Listing of all database options
- Editing XML and XQuery Files
We strongly encourage you to use the BaseX Editor to run your queries and edit your XML data.
Tutorials and Slides
- BaseX for Newbies. Written by Tamara Marnell.
- BaseX for Dummies. Written by Paul Swennenhuis:
Part I, Part I (files), Part II.
- BaseX Adventures. Written by Neven Jovanović.
- Tutorial. Using a native XMLDBS. Written by Imed Bouchrika.
- XQuery pour les Humanités Numériques. Written by Farid Djaïdja (French).
XML and XQuery