Last Build Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:29:21 +0000
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:29:21 +0000
Compared to traditional paper forms, fillable PDF forms offer numerous benefits – aside from saving trees – including removing issues with legibility, allowing data validation, reducing re-keying errors, and streamlining information storage and re-use. I, for one, really wish my kids’ school would switch to PDF forms for the myriad back-to-school information pages that we […]
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:35:23 +0000
With every release, we add support in XMLSpy for technologies that developers encounter everyday – even when they’re not XML-based. Today, Big Data trends have developers working with XML alongside other data protocols such as JSON and Apache Avro, and XMLSpy supports both of these with dedicated editing views and functionality. Let’s see how specialized […]
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:12:02 +0000
There are situations, especially when encountering loosely structured data, where you may want to map and transform structural components of a data stream along with content. MapForce 2017 includes a new feature to dynamically access node names of XML elements, attributes, or text file columns such as the contents of CSV files, to target components. […]
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:00:54 +0000
Starting with Version 2017, XMLSpy developers will have access to some new, time-saving productivity tools in their favorite XML editor, including a modernized Find/Replace dialog, an easy way to select all occurrences of a particular string, and a shortcut for finding a parent element. I was amazed how much time and effort these new tools […]
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 12:21:07 +0000
Like other regulatory agencies around the world, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has standardized on XBRL for the transmission of data submitted by filing entities. Benefits of using XBRL range from increased accuracy, to efficiency of supervisory practices and risk identification, and so on. The use of XBRL benefits filing organizations as well, because the […]
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:25:58 +0000
It’s time for the latest release of Altova’s MissionKit and server software products, and this one delivers a huge boost in functionality for working with big data, databases, XBRL, and much more. With support for Apache Avro in multiple products, additional databases and drivers across the product line, and two new XBRL specifications in developer […]
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:59:03 +0000
It is trade-show season at Altova, and the last two weeks of September will have us in San Francisco, CA and Atlanta, GA! From Sept. 19-21 we will be in California at Oracle OpenWorld in booth #421. From Sept. 26-29 we will be in Georgia at Microsoft Ignite in booth #234. If you are planning […]
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Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:45:18 +0000
Nothing interrupts the flow of development like waiting for a collection of files to transform – yet this step is unavoidable when writing, testing, and debugging XSLT and XQuery code. In addition to offering the XSL Speed Optimizer, we’ve worked hard over the years to make sure the processor in XMLSpy is as fast as […]
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 14:21:26 +0000
Schema development is often an iterative process, and developers don’t typically start from scratch – XML Schemas, and, increasingly, JSON Schemas, are pieced together from existing documents or inherited from other teams. The ability to discern how schema components relate and analyze notes about development choices is infinitely helpful – but so often impossible due […]
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:15:22 +0000
Altova MobileTogether combines UI design by visual drag and drop with functional programming using Actions and Action Trees to let developers quickly build mobile apps for iOS, Android, and Windows devices. MobileTogether 2.2 recently added support for multimedia features that will delight end users with sound effects, video, and audio recording functionality. Add Sound Effects […]