BaseX is a light-weight, high-performance and scalable XML Database engine and XPath/XQuery 3.0 Processor, including full support for the W3C Update and Full Text extensions. An user-friendly GUI provides interactive access to your XML documents and queries.
Download the file BaseX79.zip (6,9Mb). Open the zip file and copy the subdirectory/map "basex" to your program drive. You need also the manual, download the file BaseX79.pdf (4,2Mb) and copy it to the subdirectory/map "basex" on your program drive. That's all! Next version needs Java 7.
The basex.cmd file
With this file the program BaseX starts. It is advisable to read the manual about installing and running. The program can startup in different modes. I have made a basex.cmd file with the following contents;
@echo off set BEGINLIBPATH=[drive: java]\JAVA160ga5\bin set path=[drive: java]\JAVA160ga5\bin SET CLASSPATH= [drive: basex] cd [drive: basex]\basex set LIB=C:\basex\lib java -Duser.home=[drive: basex]\basex -cp BaseX.jar org.basex.BaseXGUI %1 2>basex-bugs.txtI use 2 separate folders (directories), one for Java and one for BaseX with the files created by this program. The references used in the cmd file;
should be replaced with real drive letters. Edit and save the file "basex.cmd" from the distribution. This file is copied to the "basex" folder (directory). Furthermore, different paths?, adjust according to your needs. Create a new program object. Specify the path and file name: "[drive: basex]\basex\basex.cmd". In the tabpage Session check the boxes "OS/2 window", "Running as an icon" and "Close Window to end program". In the tabpage General you can enter the name "BaseX". You find enclosed in the file a suitable OS/2 icon.
Parameters / options explained
In the file you can find the above command file (all driveletters are set to C:) and an OS/2 BaseX icon: ecs-basex.zip.
revision November 29, 2016