Update to XPath Sandbox

As part of my project to create a tutorial for XML::LibXML, I created an XPath Sandbox tool that allows you to try out different XPath expressions directly in your browser. I've recently enhanced that tool to add a couple of useful features:

  • 'Upload'* your own XML files, and query them
  • Namespace support, including registering your own prefix mappings

When working with the built-in sample files, URL parameters can be used to: select a file, specify an XPath expression, override the default namespace prefix mappings. Here's an example link that does all three!

* I used the term upload in 'scare quotes' because it's a client-side app, nothing actually gets sent to the server.

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