Simple Xalan extension functions

Mixing Java with XSLT

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Elliotte Rusty Harold

Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: November 07, 2006

The Xalan XSLT processor can invoke almost any method in almost any Java™ class in the classpath. Doing so can improve performance, provide features like trigonometric functions that aren't available in XSLT, perform file I/O, talk to databases and network servers, or implement algorithms that are easy to write in the Java language but hard to write in XSLT. Learn the basics of invoking Java code from Xalan.

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