Editing and validating xml files
These are just some of the features of Notepad that can facilitate the maintenance of text files, such as XML files.
There are so many more, which makes it a very popular utility here at Triaster, and indeed with many of our customers.
June 9, 2004 Kevin Ruse While certainly not a full-blown XML editor, Dreamweaver MX 2004 includes a fair amount of support for XML.
This latest release eases the web designers' transition into the area of structured markup.
Programmers of XML applications that include XML database connectivity or those creating Web Services will indeed find full-service XML editors to be the correct choice for their toolbox.
The Validation tab of the Results panel allows a check for both well-formed XML and valid XML. Another method for checking the well-formedness of an XML file is to open it in Dreamweaver and preview it in a Web browser. Notepad can help by colour-coding an XML file's content for easier readability, and with the numerous features of its XML Tools plugin.If installing through Plugin Manager isn't successful, manual installation is simple.This article provides a summary of what can be done with Dreamweaver MX 2004 in the area of XML for the average Web designer.Web designers who work with XML will, foremost, want to ascertain if their documents are well-formed.