Category Archives: Editor

Introducing the new Web Service Query window

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Starting with XML ValidatorBuddy 6 and JSONBuddy 4.1 you can quickly load XML or JSON data from an arbitrary web address. Use the integrated Web Service Query window to send your HTTP requests to any URL and to retrieve the response data directly in the editor. If the response is well-formed XML or JSON, the response Grid is filled automatically. The… Read more »

Text of JSON schema specification available in JSONBuddy

JSON schema help text

Do you know all of the JSON schema specification by heart? I guess nobody knows it and there should also be no reason to know it if you are using the right JSON editor. JSONBuddy now displays the text of the JSON schema specification for every keyword if you hover the mouse over it: The JSON schema specification is well… Read more »

JSON Schema editing – An introduction

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auto completion for json schema

You might have noticed that JSON has become a quite popular text format over the last years. Especially for everyone who is working in a Java environment. But how do you check your JSON instance documents in a convenient and standardized way like you can do for any XML file? For this purpose JSON Schema was introduced. In order to… Read more »

How to split a really large XML file

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Sometimes people need to copy parts from an existing huge XML or text document into a new and smaller file. With XML ValidatorBuddy you can load, view and edit really large XML (and other text) files using the Large File editor window. Here are the simple steps: Just open the document in XML ValidatorBuddy. Depending on your settings and the size… Read more »

Support tales: Enable the “Configure batch task” command

One issue I have is the ‘Configure and run batch task’ is greyed out. Do I need to do anything to enable it? I have a batch XML settings file from my old laptop I want to load and test, but the option is greyed out. Sometimes people ask me how to enable the “Configure and run batch task” command… Read more »