1. Get Started

2. Edit and Query XML

3. Non-XML Files to XML

4. Convert EDI to XML

5. Work with XSLT

6. Create XSLT w/ Mapper

7. Debug Style sheets

8. Define XML Schemas

Stylus Studio Product Documentation

The following is the complete product documentation for Stylus Studio® X16 XML Enterprise Suite. Because Stylus Studio is updated several times per year (in the form of major and minor updates), please make sure you are using the product documentation that corresponds to the version of Stylus Studio that you currently have installed on your PC.

Determine what version of Stylus Studio you use

The easiest way to determine what version of Stylus Studio you are running is to launch the Stylus Studio application and select "Help" -> "About Stylus Studio," then read the information presented on the dialog box. If you are running an earlier edition of Stylus Studio, we highly recommend that you can download a free trial of the most updated bits from our download zone.

Support for Older Versions of Stylus Studio

We highly recommend that you upgrade to the latest version of Stylus Studio — however, to access outdated product documentation, select the version corresponding the software that you are running:

Stylus Studio technical support forums

We're pleased to provide the Stylus Studio Developer Network (SSDN), a technical developer forum monitored by engineers on the Stylus Studio development team. SSDN is an excellent resource for asking questions, new feature requests, sharing Stylus Studio tips with other users in the Stylus Studio community, and searching through past support cases. Current conferences include:

Stylus Studio Video Tutorials

One of the easiest ways to become proficient at working with XML and Stylus Studio® X16 XML Enterprise Suite is to browse our library of online XML video tutorials. These helpful instructional videos walk you step by step through working with all of tools for working with XML, XSLT, XQuery, EDI, Web Services and more. Also available in high resolution (1028x764).

Other Free XML learning resources

At Stylus Studio, we're committed to your XML education so we've published numerous free XML white papers, case studies, customer stories and other helpful W3C references, and much more. Our intuitive XML tools reduces the learning curve on all XML technologies — learn XML with Stylus Studio today!

About Stylus Studio

Stylus Studio®, a product from DataDirect Technologies, an operating company of Progress Software Corporation, is the industry's most innovative XML IDE, providing a comprehensive suite of advanced XML tools and scalable deployment components for working with XML, XSLT, XQuery, XML Schema, Web services, EDI, legacy data integration, XML Pipeline, XML mapping, XML Publishing, Web services and more. Used by leading software developers world-wide, Stylus Studio simplifies XML programming and enhances developer productivity through innovation. For more information, visit: http://www.stylusstudio.com.

About DataDirect Technologies

DataDirect Technologies is the software industry's only comprehensive provider of software for connecting the world's most critical business applications to data and services, running on any platform, using proven and emerging standards. Developers worldwide depend on DataDirect® products to connect their applications to an unparalleled range of data sources using standards-based interfaces such as ODBC, JDBC™ and ADO.NET, XQuery and SOAP. More than 300 leading independent software vendors and thousands of enterprises rely on DataDirect Technologies to simplify and streamline data connectivity for distributed systems and to reduce the complexity of mainframe integration. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS). For more information, visit www.datadirect.com.

9. Doc Type Definitions

10. XPath Expressions

11. Work with XQuery

12. Web Service Calls

13. Work with WSDL Docs

14. Build XML Pipelines

15. Publish XML Data

16. External File Systems

17. Extend Stylus Studio

Free Stylus Studio XML Training: