Data Junction Corporation announced general availability of XML Junction. This major new release enables e-Commerce and Business Integration professionals to XML-enable virtually any application or data source for a full range of e-Commerce integration, application integration and B2B data exchange projects. The product features automated creation of DTDs and XML documents as well as myriad data-mapping and data- manipulation capabilities. XML Junction is available only as a download at, and is free to download until July 31, 2000. The product contains online documentation and tutorials. Once this promotion has ended, XML Junction will sell for $895. XML Junction leverages Data Junction’s drag-and-drop interface and integration engine to rapidly map and transform more than 100 application and data formats to XML. DTDs and XML documents are automatically created with point-and-click ease, allowing data stored in any format (EDI, XML, SQL, Cobol, HL7, SAP, etc.) to be published to the web or exchanged with any external application — even data stored in complex hierarchical structures. Furthermore, data stored in XML documents and traditional applications can be manipulated to ensure compliance with any standard, such as those utilized by BizTalk,, Ariba’s Commerce XML and Financial Products Markup Language (FpML), as well as non-XML business-to-business standards such as Open Buying on the Internet (OBI) and RosettaNet.