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XML Newbie Needs Help Finding Tools

The Dunce Baron
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Joined: Apr 19, 2007
Posts: 9
Hello! After many years of avoiding the topic, I am now being dragged, kicking and screaming, into the world of XML. I purchased the O'Reilly book "Java and XML, Third Edition" in an attempt to educate myself. It introduces a tool called "relaxer" for doing such things as creating a DTD or schema definition from an existing XML document. But the tool seems to be no longer available at the provided URL: http://www.relaxer.org/download/index.html. Their entire web site is gone! The book was published in late 2006 so its not that old. What has become of "relaxer"?

Is there another tool I should use? I have a Linux pc. Thanks in advance for any info/advice.

Cheers, The Dunce Baron.
Paul Clapham
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"The Dunce Baron", welcome to JavaRanch.

We're a friendly group, but we do require members to have valid display names.

Display names must contain your first name, a space, then your last name. Fictitious names are not allowed, and yours clearly is fictitious.

Please edit your profile and correct your display name since accounts with invalid display names will be deleted.
The Dunce Baron
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Joined: Apr 19, 2007
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Hello Paul. I've updated my display name. Sorry about that. Thanks, Warren.
Guy Allard
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Joined: Nov 24, 2000
Posts: 776
Warren - This project has an instance to schema generator.

There are probably others freely available, as well as commercial implementations.

Guy
 
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