XSD Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 5.10, by Dr. Herong Yang

XML Editor and Schema Processor - XMLPad

This chapter provides notes and tutorial examples on the free XML editor and XML Schema processor, XMLPad. Topics include installing WMHelp XMLPad Pro, assigning XML Schema to XML documents, validating XML documents, generating XML schema diagram.

Installing WMHelp XMLPad Pro

Creating and Editing XML Documents

Creating and Editing XML Schema Documents

Assigning XML Schema to XML Documents

Validating XML Documents with Assigned XSD

Validating Non-Conforming XML Documents

XMLPad Crash When Validating Non-Conforming XML Documents

Generating XML Schema Diagrams

Generating XML Schema Documentations


  • XMLPad is a nice free XML editor and XSD schema processor.
  • XMLPad can be used to perform XSD schema validation.
  • XMLPad can also be used to generate XSD schema diagrams and documentation.
  • XMLPad can only support XML Schema 1.0, not XSD 1.1.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction to XML Schema

XML Editor and Schema Processor - XMLPad

 Java API for XML Processing - JAXP

 JAXP - XML Schema (XSD) Validation

 Xerces2 Java Parser - Java API of XML Parsers

 Using Xerces2 Java API

 XML Schema Language - Basics

 Introduction of XSD Built-in Datatypes

 "string" and Its Derived Datatypes

 "decimal" and Its Derived Datatypes

 "dateTime" and Its Related Datatypes

 Miscellaneous Built-in Datatypes

 Facets, Constraining Facets and Restriction Datatypes

 "simpleType" - Defining Your Own Simple Datatypes

 Complex Element Declaration

 Identity-Constraints: unique, key and keyref

 Assertion as Custom Validation Rules

 XML Schema Location and Namespace in XML Documents

 Overriding Element Types in XML Documents

 Linking Multiple Schema Documents Together



 PDF Printing Version

XML Editor and Schema Processor - XMLPad - Updated in 2014, by Dr. Herong Yang