Module Library

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This article is part of the XQuery Portal.

Beside the standard XQuery Functions, BaseX offers additional function modules, which are listed in the following table. All modules are statically bound, which means that they need not (but may) be explicitly declared in the query prolog.

Module Description Prefix Namespace URI
Client Executing commands and queries on remote BaseX servers Version 7.2.2 client
Cryptography Cryptographic functions, based on the EXPath Cryptograhic module. crypto
Database Functions for accessing and updating databases. db
File File handling, based on the latest draft of the EXPath File module. file
Full-Text Functions for performing full-text operations. ft
Higher-Order Additional higher-order functions that are not in the standard libraries. hof
HTTP Sending HTTP requests, based on the EXPath HTTP module. http
Index Functions for requesting details on database indexes. Version 7.1 index
JSON Parsing and serializing JSON documents. json
Map Functions for handling maps (key/value pairs). map
Math Mathematical operations, extending the W3C Working Draft. math
Process Executing system commands from XQuery Version 7.2.2 proc
Repository Installing, deleting and listing packages. Version 7.1 repo
SQL JDBC bridge to access relational databases. sql
Utility Utility functions, used for data conversions, profiling and dynamic evaluation. util
XSLT Stylesheet transformations, based on Java’s and Saxon’s XSLT processor. xslt
ZIP ZIP functionality, based on the EXPath ZIP module. zip