Section 4: XML Tools - XML Editors, Reference Charts, Syntax Checkers, Validators, and More
Within the XML section below you'll find annotated links to XML tools, such as XML reference charts, XML syntax checkers, XML editors, and more.
Do you know of some good XML tools, such as XML editors, syntax checkers, or reference charts? Do you have some favorite articles, tutorials, references, software, books, or resources related to XML? Recommendations are welcome and encouraged!
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Editor note: Feedback request! There are plenty of XML editors out there, but we need to know which you like the best, which you like using, which you think are good. Currently we've only listed XML Spy. What do you suggest? Please let us know.
- XML Spy, by Altova
Self-described as an “XML editor for modeling, editing, transforming, & debugging XML technologies.” Altova has other XMl-related products, too, such as XML Suite, SchemaAgent, SemanticWorks, and the free Authentic. Authentic is “a powerful, FREE XML and database content editor that allows business workers to enter and edit content without being exposed to the underlying technology.” [Software by Altova.]
XML Reference Charts
- Browser XML Display Support Chart
by Simon St.Laurent, XML.com. Has chart with overview with more detailed findings, too.
- XML Standards Reference
by WebReference.com's Michael Classen. Amazingly helpful chart of annotated listings especially for web developers.
XML Syntax Checkers, Validators
- Apache XML Project
Open-source commercial-quality standards-based XML solutions. [Tools part of Apache.org.]
- RUWF? The Syntax Checker
Check your XML here to see if it's well formed. Offered by XML.com. [Tool by O'Reilly's XML.com.]
- Tools at Sun
Multi-Schema XML Validator, RELAX NG Converter, XML Instance Generator, Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB), more. [Tools by Sun.]
- XSD Schema Validator
Free online tool. [Part of Microsoft's XML Tools.]
See also Other XML Links Resources for links to other sites that provide listings of XML-related tools.
Books on XML
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