Editing Large XML Files
March 24, 2014
If you have a need to modify a large XML file you may have difficulty finding a suitable editor, especially if the XML file is in the gigabyte size range.
November 8, 2013
Sometimes it is necessary to split up a large XML document that has an associated XML schema. If each split file must be valid with
respect to the same schema then...
Splitting XML Files: Some Gotchas
August 29, 2012
A common requirement for splitting XML files is to create multiple, smaller XML files...
Valid XML vs Well-formed XML
May 14, 2012
An XML document may be well-formed and not be valid. This article explains the difference between these two concepts.
Split XML And Repeat Header Element
April 24, 2012
This article shows how to use the XmlSplit program to split an XML document and include the header element
from the source document in each of the split files.
XML Editors: Some Are Not
February 22, 2012
If you are looking for an XML Editor make sure it enforces proper XML grammar. As a simple
test, copy and paste the following text into the editor:
What Is A Byte Order Mark?
November 15, 2011
Have you ever gotten an error like "Missing byte order mark" or "Byte order mark found" and wondered what the error
JSON vs XML
June 3, 2011
There has been a substantial debate in recent years on choosing between JSON and XML as a data format.
Removing Illegal Characters in XML Documents
October 4, 2010
The W3C XML 1.0 specification identifies a range of valid characters.This article explains the meaning of this rule
and provides a C# method that locates any illegal characters.
Browsers Don't Get XML
September 7, 2010
One would think that with the pervasiveness of XML, Internet browsers would do a good job of handling XML files.
But they don't.
February 20, 2010
There are a number risks associated with XML, ranging from poor design and coding practices to intentional exploits
that pose poential security threats. Here are some of the most common XML related vulnerabilities.
February 10, 2010
The W3C XML 1.0 Specification requires an XML document to be "Well-Formed" which basically means that it has
a correct syntax. This article addresses how an XML parser locates well-formed errors.
October 23, 2009
An article posted on the W3C team
blog by Ted Guild on February 8, 2008 describes a significant problem that is easily preventable if developers
exercise due diligence.
What do XML, the IRS, NSA and Homeland Security have in common?
October 9, 2013
They are involved with the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) that is used by
thousands of government agencies and corporations.