XQuery - last Function


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The last function is used to get the last item in the given sequence.

Syntax

last()

Example

XQuery Expression

let $items := (1,2,3,4,5,6)
let $lastElement := $items[last()]
return

<result>   
   <lastElement>{$lastElement}</lastElement>
</result>

Output

<result>   
   <lastElement>6</lastElement>
</result>

Verify the Result

In order to test the above-mentioned functionality, replace the contents of books.xqy (mentioned in Environment Setup chapter) with the above XQuery expression and execute the XQueryTester java program to verify the result.

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