Syncro Soft Ltd, the producer of XML Editor, has announced the immediate availability of Version 6.0 of its XML Editor, Schema Editor, and XSLT Debugger.
XML Editor adds a visual schema editor for W3C XML Schema and Relax NG schema designed to simplify the development and understanding of the schema files. The schema diagram is synchronized in real time with the changes from the document and allows a quick navigation through the schema structure expanding in place the references to different schema components. A complete diff and merge solution is also available in version 6.0. It offers both directory and file comparison, six different file diff algorithms, multiple level diff support, GUI presentation with synchronized scrolling and change guide lines, invocation of the diff action from project panel or from the editors contextual menu.The diff algorithms include two XML diff algorithms (XML Fast and XML Accurate), one Syntax Aware algorithm that gives results on all file types known by and three algorithms that rely on the file structure: line based, word based, and character based. Any algorithm can be used to perform differences on request, but offers also an automatic selection, selecting the most appropriate one based on the files content and size. 6.0 adds support for importing database content, Microsoft Excel sheets, and legacy text data files (Comma Separated Values for instance) into XML documents. It is possible to connect to: Oracle, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL or other database servers that supports JDBC connectivity.
XML Editor and XSLT Debugger is available immediately in two editions: Multi-platform Academic/Non-profit license costs $48.00 Multi-platform Professional license costs $148.00 (34% off from the list price) if you buy before July 1st, 2005. XML Editor and XSLT Debugger can be run as a standalone application on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and as an Eclipse plugin. Version 6.0 is available for free trial download.