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XSLT Extension Functions in Mule 3.6+

Posted by Robert Valk on 19 November 2015

xslt, mule, java

The Mule 3.6 release brought a comprehensive and very welcome refresh of XML capabilities, including cutting-edge XSLT support via the Saxon 9.6 HE library. Unfortunately one feature lost in this overhaul was Saxon’s easy mechanism for using Java methods as XSLT extension functions. Here’s how we made it easier to use...

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Formatting Dates and Times using XSLT 2.0 and XPath

Posted by Admin on 17 December 2013

tech, xml, xslt

A handy addition in XSLT 2.0 is a nice set of date and time format XPath functions. XSLT 1.0 was decidedly lacking in these functions, so you may have used a third-party library such as EXSLT for this purpose. EXSLT offers arithmetic functions on dates and times (still absent in XSLT 2.0) but the XSLT 2.0 offering is...

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