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World's Most Advanced XML Schema Editor Adds Support for IBM AlphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker to Improve XML Schema Style and Quality

BEDFORD, MA -- 09/13/2005 -- Stylus Studio (, the industry-leading provider of XML development tools for advanced data integration, today announced new support for IBM's alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker, further solidifying its position as the provider of the world's most advanced XML Schema Tools. New support for the IBM's alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker in the Stylus Studio XML IDE enables developers to check their XML data models against various well-established best practices governing XML Schema style and quality. Developers can read a free online tutorial with step-by-step instructions on How to build fabulous XML Schemas with Stylus Studio and IBM alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker.

Unlike its competitors, Stylus Studio's approach to XML development is to support industry-standard third-party XML components like IBM's alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker, as well as many other industry leading XML schema validators and processors, all through a powerful extensibility framework. The XML developer community no longer has to expend effort manually checking XML schemas — with Stylus Studio and IBM alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker, you can check the quality of XML schemas with just a click of a button. The new tutorial, which is sure to simplify XML Schema development, covers the following topics:

  • What is IBM's alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker?
  • Where can you download the alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker?
  • Installing the alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker into Stylus Studio
  • Variations on a theme: WSDL, XForms, and more

Within just minutes, this tutorial puts the power of the IBM alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker and Stylus Studio's XML Schema Tools into the hands of developers; internal inconsistencies in XML Schemas will have met their match! If you want to ensure that you have the best XML data models, check out the XML Schema Quality Checker and read the new XML Schema Quality Checker tutorial online today!

The World's Leading XML Schema Tools

Support for IBM's alphaWorks XML Schema Quality Checker in Stylus Studio continues a tradition of leadership in providing the world's most powerful and innovative XML Schema tools. Stylus Studio is a one-stop shop for all your XML Schema Development tasks, providing the world's first and only XML Schema Editor to support synchronized, two-way editing (roundtrip engineering), and many other integrated XML schema utilities, including an XML Schema Documentation Generator, EDIFACT to XML Schema converter, OASIS catalog support, XML Schema mapping, XML Schema Generation tools and integrated support for JAXB.

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 advanced support for XML and its related technologies: XSL, XSLT, XML Schema, DTD, SOAP, WSDL, SQL/XML, XML mapping and XQuery. Used by leading software developers world-wide, Stylus Studio simplifies XML programming and enhances developer productivity through innovation. Visit the Stylus Studio Web site to learn more.

About DataDirect Technologies

DataDirect Technologies is focused on standards-based data connectivity, enabling software developers to quickly develop and deploy business applications across all major databases and platforms. DataDirect Technologies offers the most comprehensive, proven line of data connectivity components available anywhere. Developers worldwide at more than 250 leading independent software vendors and thousands of corporate IT departments rely 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. Developers also depend on DataDirect to radically simplify complex data integration projects using XML products based on the emerging XQuery and XQJ standards. DataDirect Technologies is an operating company of Progress Software Corporation, a US$300+ million global software industry leader. Headquartered in Bedford, Mass., you can visit DataDirect Technologies on the Web, or you can call +1-800-876-3101.

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