Monday, March 17, 2008

Top 20 Tools For XML

XML is one of those aspects of websites everyone uses, but few understand. We've gathered 20+ tools to help you with just that.

Altova.com - A commercial company offering a full suite of XML editing tools.

CafeConLeche.org - Numerous resources, current news, recommended reading list and more.

Don't Invent XML Languages - Though XML is easily customizable, this site tells you why it's better to stay with one of the main five versions.

eXist - An open source XML database.

Flash & XML FAQ - A FAQ about the interactions between Flash and XML.

JiBX - A framework for binding Java objects with XML.

Open XML Editor - A free XML editor with form testing and validating.

STG XML Validation Form - A free validator for your XML documents.

Tizag XML Tutorials - Tutorials for just about every aspect of XML.

TopXML - Has tutorials and quizzes for the beginner in XML.

Vex - A visual editor for XML that provides you with a word processor-style interface.

W3C Standards - This website specifies the official syntax for XML.

XML and Databases - A guide to using XML as a data storage system.

XML Checker and Validator - Checks your XML document both for form and validation.

XML Cooktop - A free XML editor for Windows.

XML Copy Editor - A free XML copy editor with built-in validation.

XML Developer Center - Contains downloads, tutorials, a community and more.

XMLFiles.com - Features tutorials, samples, links and more.

XMLmind XML Editor - Offers both free and paid versions with the paid version offering more features.

XML Schema Tutorials -Tutorials for all skill levels from W3Schools.

XML.com - Full of articles and introductions to all aspects of XML. (via)