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Saxon9 Java API Documentation

s9api Interface 
Package Description
net.sf.saxon.s9api
This package provides Saxon's preferred Java API for XSLT, XQuery, XPath, and XML Schema processing.
Other Interfaces 
Package Description
com.saxonica.config
This package contains classes supporting configuration of Saxon-PE and Saxon-EE.
net.sf.saxon
This package provides the core classes of the SAXON XSLT library.
net.sf.saxon.lib
This package collects together interfaces intended for user applications to implement in order to customize Saxon's behavior, default implementations of these interfaces, and classes containing constants that are used in public Saxon interfaces.
net.sf.saxon.om
This package defines the interface to the Saxon tree structure.
net.sf.saxon.query
This package provides a relatively low-level API for executing XQuery queries directly from a Java application.
net.sf.saxon.sxpath
This package originally provided an alternative API for executing XPath expressions directly from a Java application.
net.sf.saxon.type
This package contains classes that implement the XPath 2.0 and 3.1 type system.
net.sf.saxon.value
This package provides classes representing XPath values (that is, the results of an expression).
net.sf.saxon.xpath
This package is Saxon's implementation of the JAXP API designed for executing XPath 1.0 expressions directly from a Java application.
External Interfaces 
Package Description
javax.xml.xquery  
Other Packages 
Package Description
com.saxonica
This package together with its subpackages contains the code of Saxon-PE and Saxon-EE, other than the code that is in common with the open-source version Saxon-HE.
com.saxonica.config.pe
This package contains classes supporting configuration of Saxon-PE.
com.saxonica.ee.bytecode
This package and its subpackages contain code responsible for bytecode generation under Saxon-EE.
com.saxonica.ee.bytecode.converter
This package contains classes responsible for generating bytecode to effect data type conversions, for example boolean to double conversion.
com.saxonica.ee.bytecode.iter
This package contains abstract superclasses for generated bytecode classes providing custom iterators.
com.saxonica.ee.bytecode.map
This package contains abstract superclasses for generating bytecode classes that provide custom mapping functions.
com.saxonica.ee.bytecode.simtype
This package contains classes used for generation of bytecode to validate strings against user-defined simple types.
com.saxonica.ee.bytecode.util
This package contains utility classes supporting the generation of bytecode and the interface with the ASM library.
com.saxonica.ee.config
This package contains classes supporting configuration of Saxon-EE.
com.saxonica.ee.domino
This package is an implementation of a tree structure allowing efficient navigation of DOM trees.
com.saxonica.ee.extfn
This package contains implementations of extension functions that are available only in Saxon-EE.
com.saxonica.ee.extfn.js
This package contains implementations of extension functions and extension instructions that are available only in Saxon-JS.
com.saxonica.ee.jaxp
This package contains the Saxon implementation of the JAXP schema validation API.
com.saxonica.ee.optim
This package contains classes used to support optimized expressions and instructions that are specific to Saxon-EE, and that don't fit conveniently into a more specialized category (such as streaming).
com.saxonica.ee.s9api
This package contains classes used to support the Saxon-EE specific parts of the s9api API, in particular the parts concerned with schema validation.
com.saxonica.ee.schema
This package contains classes used to represent the information in a schema, that is, the schema components.
com.saxonica.ee.schema.fsa
The package com.saxonica.ee.schema.fsa contains classes used to implement the finite state machines used when validating document instances against a schema.
com.saxonica.ee.schema.sdoc
This package contains code used to import a schema.
com.saxonica.ee.stream
This package and its subpackages contain classes used to support streaming and document projection.
com.saxonica.ee.stream.adjunct
This package contains classes used to support streaming.
com.saxonica.ee.stream.feed
This package contains classes used to support streaming.
com.saxonica.ee.stream.om
The package com.saxonica.ee.stream.om contains internal code to support executing of streaming templates in XSLT.
com.saxonica.ee.stream.watch
This package contains defines the two interfaces Watch and WatchMaker, and various implementations of these interfaces.
com.saxonica.ee.trans
This package contains classes supporting optimized XSLT transformation in Saxon-EE.
com.saxonica.ee.update
This package contains classes used to support XQuery Update.
com.saxonica.ee.validate
The validation package contains classes used to validate document instances against a schema.
com.saxonica.ee.xtupdate
This package contains classes used to support the compile-time extension instructions enabling the functionality of XQuery Update to be used within XSLT.
com.saxonica.expr
This package contains classes used to support expressions and instructions that are new in XPath 3.0, XQuery 3.0, or XSLT 3.0, and that don't fit conveniently into a more specialized category (such as streaming).
com.saxonica.expr.sort
This package contains classes used to support the use of the ICU library for collating strings, in particular, for the implementation of the Unicode Collation Algorithm.
com.saxonica.functions.extfn
The package com.saxonica.extfn contains implementations of extension functions in the Saxon namespace.
com.saxonica.functions.extfn.EXPathArchive
This package contains implementations of extension functions in the EXPath archive module.
com.saxonica.functions.hof
The package com.saxonica.hof contains code to support higher-order functions.
com.saxonica.functions.registry
This package contains classes used to manage the collections of system functions available in various processing environments.
com.saxonica.functions.sql
This package contains implementations of extension functions allowing access to SQL databases.
com.saxonica.ptree
The package com.saxonica.ptree contains classes used to support the persistent tree model in Saxon, allowing binary storage of XML documents on disc.
com.saxonica.serialize
This package contains additions to the serializer that are specific to Saxon-PE and Saxon-EE.
com.saxonica.trans
This package contains classes used for XSLT transformation in Saxon-PE and Saxon-EE.
com.saxonica.xqj
This package contains an implementation of the XQJ specification defined in JSR 225.
com.saxonica.xqj.pull
This package extends the pull API for Saxon that is provided in package net.sf.saxon.pull in Saxon-HE.
com.saxonica.xsltextn
This package contains classes used at compile time to support extensions to XSLT beyond 2.0: both facilities in the working draft of XSLT 3.0, and extensions specific to Saxon.
com.saxonica.xsltextn.instruct
This package contains implementations of XSLT extension instructions available in Saxon-PE and Saxon-EE.
com.saxonica.xsltextn.pedigree
This package contains classes associated with the implementation of the saxon:deep-update extension instruction.
com.saxonica.xsltextn.style
This package contains implementations of XSLT extension instructions available in Saxon-PE and Saxon-EE.
net.sf.saxon.dom
This package provides glue classes that enable Saxon to process a source document supplied as a DOM tree in the form of a DOMSource object; it also provides classes that present a DOM view of Saxon's native tree structures.
net.sf.saxon.event
This package provides classes that feed SAX-like events from one tree to another.
net.sf.saxon.expr
This package provides classes associated with XPath expression handling.
net.sf.saxon.expr.accum
This package contains classes used to implement XSLT 3.0 accumulators, in particular, accumulators for non-streamed documents.
net.sf.saxon.expr.compat
This package contains classes concerned with evaluation of expressions in XPath 1.0 compatibility mode.
net.sf.saxon.expr.flwor
This package contains classes responsible for evaluation of FLWOR expressions.
net.sf.saxon.expr.instruct
This package provides classes for the compiled representation of the various elements and other instructions found in an XSLT stylesheet.
net.sf.saxon.expr.number
This package provides classes associated with numbering and the xsl:number instruction.
net.sf.saxon.expr.oper
This package contains a class used to handle expressions with an array of operands.
net.sf.saxon.expr.parser
This package contains classes associated with parsing and general static analysis of XPath expressions.
net.sf.saxon.expr.sort
This package provides utility routines for sorting and grouping.
net.sf.saxon.functions
This package provides implementations of all the core functions available for use in XPath expressions.
net.sf.saxon.functions.registry
This package contains libraries of function signatures for the standard functions available in various Saxon-HE environments.
net.sf.saxon.java
This package contains Saxon code that is specific to the Java platform, as distinct from .NET
net.sf.saxon.jaxp
This package contains classes that provide Saxon's implementation of JAXP interfaces.
net.sf.saxon.ma.arrays
This package implements arrays, as introduced in XPath/XQuery 3.1: arrays provide a list-like data structure that (unlike sequences) allows nesting.
net.sf.saxon.ma.json
This package implements support for JSON: it includes classes that implement the XPath 3.1 functions for JSON, and underlying support code for parsing and serializating JSON.
net.sf.saxon.ma.map
This package implements maps, as introduced in XSLT 3.0 and XQuery 3.1: maps provide a dictionary-like data structure.
net.sf.saxon.ma.parray
This package contains an implementation of persistent immutable arrays.
net.sf.saxon.ma.trie
This package contains a general-purpose implementation of immutable hash trie maps, used to underpin the Saxon implementation of XSLT 3.0 maps.
net.sf.saxon.option.axiom
This package contains classes that interface Saxon to the Apache AXIOM tree model.
net.sf.saxon.option.dom4j
This package provides glue classes that enable Saxon to process a source document supplied as a DOM4J tree (see https://dom4j.github.io).
net.sf.saxon.option.exslt
This package provides implementations of the functions defined in EXSLT.
net.sf.saxon.option.jdom
This package provides glue classes that enable Saxon to process a source document supplied as a JDOM tree (see http://www.jdom.org).
net.sf.saxon.option.jdom2
This package contains classes that interface Saxon to the JDOM2 tree model.
net.sf.saxon.option.local
This package contains classes responsible for localizing the output of functions such as format-dateTime and format-integer into various languages.
net.sf.saxon.option.sql
This package provides some sample extension elements for loading data into an SQL database.
net.sf.saxon.option.xom
This package provides glue classes that enable Saxon to process a source document supplied as a XOM tree (see http://www.cafeconleche.org/XOM).
net.sf.saxon.pattern
This package provides classes associated with XSLT pattern handling.
net.sf.saxon.pull
This package provides classes that interface Saxon to an XML parser that supplies data in the form of a stream of events.
net.sf.saxon.regex
This package contains the code to map XML Schema and XPath regular expressions to a regular expression engine of the underlying Java platform.
net.sf.saxon.regex.charclass
This package contains Java classes used to represent character classes in regular expressions.
net.sf.saxon.resource
This package contains Java classes used to represent abstractions of resources of different kinds that can be retrieved as part of a collection (using the fn:collection() function).
net.sf.saxon.s9api.streams
This package (introduced in Saxon 9.9) provides methods to manipulate XDM values using Java 8 streams.
net.sf.saxon.serialize
This package contains code for serializing trees using the standard W3C-defined serialization methods (xml, html, text, etc).
net.sf.saxon.serialize.charcode
This package provides classes for handling different character sets, especially when serializing the output of a query or transformation.
net.sf.saxon.serialize.codenorm
This package contains the code to implement Unicode normalization.
net.sf.saxon.stax
This package contains classes used to connect to StAX (pull-parser) events for input and output.
net.sf.saxon.style
This package provides classes used during the compilation of an XSLT stylesheet.
net.sf.saxon.trace
This package provides an interface to Saxon tracing and debugging capabilities.
net.sf.saxon.trans
This package provides a miscellaneous collection of helper classes for XSLT transformation.
net.sf.saxon.trans.packages
This package contains classes used to support creation of XSLT 3.0 packages.
net.sf.saxon.trans.rules
This package provides classes to implement matching of patterns for selection of template rules within a mode.
net.sf.saxon.tree
This package contains subpackages containing the code for different tree models.
net.sf.saxon.tree.iter
This package defines implementations and subinterfaces of the interface SequenceIterator, which is used to iterate over an XDM sequence.
net.sf.saxon.tree.jiter
This package defines utility classes designed to work with Java iterators, that is, implementations of java.util.Iterator (not to be confused with Saxon's SequenceIterator class).
net.sf.saxon.tree.linked
This package defines the implementation of the so-called "linked tree" structure.
net.sf.saxon.tree.tiny
This package is an implementation of the Saxon internal tree structure, designed to minimize memory usage, and the costs of allocating and garbage-collecting Java objects.
net.sf.saxon.tree.util
This package defines a number of utility and helper classes for implementing tree models.
net.sf.saxon.tree.wrapper
This package defines a number of implementations of "virtual nodes" implemented as wrappers around other nodes.
net.sf.saxon.z
This package provides utility routines for handling integer sets and maps.
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