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Day: October 14, 2004

Syncro Soft Announces New Release of XML Editor & XSLT Debugger

Syncro Soft Ltd announced the immediate availability of Version 5.0 of its XML Editor and XSLT Debugger. Version 5.0 adds XSLT 2.0 Editor and Debugger, XPath 2.0 evaluator, XQuery Editor, WSDL Editor and SOAP Analyzer, SVG Viewer and a lot of other new features and improvements. It provides complete XSLT 2.0 support including editing, validating and debugging XSLT 2.0 stylesheets as well as transforming XML documents using XSLT 2.0 stylesheets. Editing XSLT 2.0 stylesheets with is easier because each presented XSLT 2.0 element or attribute in the content completion is accompanied by documentation. The XSLT 2.0 debugger adds mapping from the transformation output result to the document and stylesheet locations that produced that output. This feature is available for Xalan 2.5.1, Saxon 6.5.3 (for XSLT 1.0) and Saxon 8.1B (for XSLT 2.0) in the XSLT Debugger perspective. With version 5.0 you can edit, validate and test WSDL documents. While editing the Web-Services descriptors you can check their conformance to the WSDL and SOAP schema. The new XQuery Editor provides syntax coloring and content completion for XQuery keywords, functions and operators. It features validation and transformation support. The transformations can be configured using transformation scenarios similar with the ones for XSLT. XPath 1.0 support was enhanced to allow evaluation of XPath 2.0 expressions. XML Editor and XSLT Debugger is available immediately in two editions: Multi-platform Academic/Non-profit license costs USD 48.00, and Multi-platform Commercial license costs USD 96.00. XML Editor and XSLT Debugger runs on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris and as an Eclipse plugin. A 30 day free trial may be downloaded. www.oxygenxml.com

Unicon to Distribute Columbia University Portal & Content Management Technologies

Unicon Inc. announced that it will be distributing and supporting the development and maintenance of both Columbia University’s open-source HyperContent Web content management application and Announcements Channel for Unicon’s Academus Portal and the uPortal community. HyperContent (formerly CuCMS) is an open-source Web content management system developed at Columbia University, featuring a set of management and authoring tools that enable content experts, designers, developers, and administrators to collaborate effectively in the production of Web sites with consistent navigation and design. It uses XML storage for data reuse and Java. Columbia has agreed to let Unicon assist clients in the installation, configuration, training, and troubleshooting of issues associated with the HyperContent Web content management system, which Columbia contributed to the JA-SIG Clearinghouse. www.unicon.net