XNGR XML Browser / News: Recent posts

XNGR XML Browser 2.0 beta-1 Released

I am very pleased (after more than 5 years) to announce the availability of the XNGR XML Browser 2.0 beta-1.

The XNGR XML Browser is an XML browser framework, written in Java, that provides the functionality to associate Markers, Services and Actions with directories, files, XML documents, and nodes in an XML document. Default services include a simple XML Editor and XML Viewer

CHANGES:

The desktop functionality has been removed and the management of services is now performed by the OSGI framework. The project no longer uses dom4j. The API has been fully reworked, which involved major changes to the Service and Action interfaces and the inclusion of Marker interfaces The Explorer has been updated, there is no need to add or remove documents any more, the Explorer now simply browses the file-system instead.... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2009-05-20

SVG Service 0.3 Released

The SVG Image Viewer Service for the Exchanger XML Browser, allows for viewing Scalable Vector Graphics Documents.

This version has JavaScript support and other Apache Batik based functionality like, easy to use zoom, pan and rotate transformations, printing, thumbnail view and options to export the SVG Image to PNG, TIFF or JPG.

For more information: http://xngr.org/

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2003-10-14

Exchanger XML Browser 1.1 Released

The Exchanger XML Browser is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content. This version has new editor, viewer functionality and small bug fixes.

The editor enhancements include printing of editor content and full UTF-8 (reading/writing) support. Font selection is available for both viewer, explorer and editor.

Among the bugs fixed are the editor encoding problems, some syntax highlighting problems and a viewer end-tag problem.... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2003-10-01

eXchaNGeR 1.0 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML browser and Editor is an open source browser and editor framework, written in Java, that visualizes elements in a XML document. The user can browse through and manage the visible elements in the document with external services, or she can make changes to the content of the XML document with the built-in XML editor.

http://xngr.org/

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FEATURES:

* XML Editor with tag completion, schema/DTD validation and Syntax highlighting.
* XML Viewer with XPath search functionality,
* XML Schema Viewer Service,
* SVG Viewer Service,
* XHTML Service,
* SOAP Service,
* PIMnet services... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2003-02-17

eXchaNGeR 0.11 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and XML-Editor is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content. This version has new editor functionality and bug fixes.

The Editor enhancements include editing and saving of non well-formed XML, improved formatting functionality with the option to not inline elements with mixed content for readability, better entity handling with built-in support for an extensive set of common entities and a new "save-as" option. ... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2003-02-03

eXchaNGeR 0.10 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and XML-Editor is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content. This version has some Major editor and Linux/Unix bug fixes.

The editor has new reload functionality, the error information on the status bar can now be scrolled, attribute string syntax highlighting has been improved and the system-identifier is set correctly when validating.

Linux/Unix Support has been improved by changing the line-feeds in the xngr.sh script, handle the popup trigger correctly, and it is now possible to adjust the browser.... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2003-01-11

eXchaNGeR 0.9 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and XML-Editor is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content. This version has new XML Viewer functionality and some XML Editor bug fixes.

The Editor no longer has the problem that a phantom element gets added to the end of the document, closing a comment no longer creates an element end-tag, the content of the message windows is visible and the status message on the Explorer window changes correctly.... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-12-03

eXchaNGeR 0.8 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and XML-Editor is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content.

This version has some major Editor bug fixes and new functionality.

The Editor no longer shows an annoying pop-up upon saving, it allows for empty tag creation, the last open comment tag no longer causes problems and the tab key works in all editor windows.

New features allow the user to select documents that need to be validated automatically when loaded and to add multiple documents at the same time. ... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-11-04

eXchaNGeR 0.7 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and XML-Editor is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content.

This version provides; better XML Editor functionality (the editor now supports automatic tag completion, block (un)indentation, tagging of selected text and no longer auto formats XML Documents), Move functionality (allowing documents to move between categories) and new easy to navigate Toolbars. ... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-10-04

XHTML Service 0.1 Released

The Initial version of the XHTML Service for the
eXchaNGeR XML-Browser.

Identifies and displays the XHTML Element and starts up the default web-browser for the XHTML document.

For more information: http://xngr.org/

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-09-17

eXchaNGeR 0.6 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and XML-Editor is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content.

This MAJOR update allows for Categorisation of XML Documents, links to Remote XML Documents and provides a better Help support.

... plus some problem fixes.

For more information: http://xngr.org/

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-09-02

SOAP Service 0.2 Released

The SOAP Service for the eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and Editor Framework, associates itself with 1.1 and 1.2 SOAP Envelope elements and allows these Messages to be sent over HTTP to any URL (the response can be monitored).

This version makes use of the Apache SOAP package and has been tested with the Amazon and Google web-services.

For more information: http://xngr.org/

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-09-02

eXchaNGeR 0.5 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-Browser and XML-Editor is a simple and flexible Browser and Editor framework for XML Content.

This MAJOR update has a new XML Editor and XML Viewer component.

The XML Editor component supports syntax highlighting, automatic indentation and Validation.

The XML Viewer component allows for selective viewing of XML Elements, Attributes and Namespaces in a Tree.

... and some problem fixes. ... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-07-26

eXchaNGeR 0.4 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-browser is a simple and flexible browser framework for XML elements, it allows for association of pluggable services with specific XML element-types.

This version is updated with a XML parsing mechanism, this allows for creating XML elements from a text string containing XML information.

... and some minor bug fixes, ignoring the DOCTYPE entity and saving the information to a 'pretty' format.... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-06-24

SVG Image Viewer Service 0.1 Released

The Initial version of the SVG Image Viewer Service for the eXchaNGeR XML-Browser, allows for viewing Scalable Vector Graphics Elements.

The Service uses the Apache Batik SVG Toolkit to display the SVG Element in the eXchaNGeR application.

For more information: http://xngr.org/

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-06-23

SOAP Service 0.1 Released

The Initial version of the SOAP Service for the eXchaNGeR XML-Browser, associates itself with 1.1 and 1.2 SOAP Envelope elements.

The SOAP Messages can be send over HTTP to any URL and the response can be monitored.

For more information: http://xngr.org/

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-06-23

eXchaNGeR 0.3 Released

The eXchaNGeR XML-browser is a simple and flexible browser framework for XML elements, it allows for association of pluggable services with specific XML element-types.

This version is updated with:
- A Security mechanism,
The services are no longer allowed to call System.exit() and can no longer create their own Security Manager.
- An Extension mechanism,
This allows for the usage of external packages by the services.
- A .dtd file describing the service.xml file.... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-05-03

X-Services 0.1 Released

The initial version of the X-Services
has been released.

The eXchaNGeR services together with the XML-conduits (http://sourceforge.net/projects/conduitmanager/) make up a more flexible and open alternative for the Palm Desktop application.

The services currently support the addressbook, todolist and memopad application. (working on the datebook application)

For more information: http://xngr.org/

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-04-25

eXchaNGeR 0.2 Released

Version 0.2 of the eXchaNGeR XML browser has been released.

Try the addressbook, todolist and memopad services which can be used together with the xconduits to replace the Palm Desktop application.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/conduitmanager/

eXchaNGeR (xngr), the XML browser. Is a simple and flexible browser framework for XML elements, it allows for association of pluggable services with specific XML element-types.... read more

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-04-24

eXchaNGeR 0.1 Released

The initial version of the eXchaNGeR project has been released!

For more information: http://www.xngr.org

eXchaNGeR (xngr), the XML browser. Is a simple and flexible browser framework for XML elements, it allows for association of pluggable services with specific XML element-types and management of these elements.

Make sure to download and try the examples!

Posted by Edwin Dankert 2002-02-16