Chapter 1 Getting Started with Stylus Studio® 2007

Stylus Studio ® 2007 (Stylus Studio) is an integrated development environment (IDE) for XML and related technologies. Stylus Studio allows you to design, develop, and test XML applications using its intuitive graphical interface, textual editors, and debuggers for XML, XML Schema, DTD, XQuery, XSLT, Web services, and Java.

Figure 1. Stylus Studio's XML Pipeline Editor

Stylus Studio includes modules for:

  • XML
  • XQuery
  • XSLT
  • DTD
  • XML Schema
  • Web services
  • Java
  • Converting non-XML files to XML using built-in and user-defined adapters

Each module has one or more editors to help you author, edit, and debug XML applications.

In this chapter

This chapter provides a tour of the basic operations Stylus Studio provides with each of its modules. It also includes information about opening files in any module, using projects to organize files, and setting options that affect all modules.

This chapter is organized as follows:

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