Selecting an XML editor

With a good XML editor, you can validate your configuration files.

With a good XML editor, you can:

  1. Check that your XML file is well-formed.
  2. Validate your XML file against the referenced XML Schema Definition file.
  3. Add new elements with completion assistance.

Genero Studio can be used to write and edit configuration files for the Genero Application Server, using the XML Schema Definition referenced in the file to validate.

Any XML editor that uses the XML Schema Definition file (xsd) to validate the XML is a valid candidate. Any search for "XML editor" will return a long list of such XML editors. One well-known XML editor is Altova XML (XML Spy). A fuller list of tools can be found on the XML Schema page of the W3C consortium, under Tools (