Archived Stylus Studio Media Coverage

June 9, 2003

EWEEK: Sonic ESB Bridges Apps

Sonic ESB Bridges Apps

Now supported is preliminary integration with Sonic's high-quality Sonic Stylus Studio® XML editor, included with the $3,750 Sonic ESB Professional Developer Suite, a developer-only version of Sonic ESB. Stylus Studio® can open and edit XML and XSLT files from Sonic ESB's file repository.

June 6, 2003

InfoWorld: Programmable integration

Sonic ESB: Programmable integration

Content-based routing is done inside the end-point services using XPath to view attached XML documents and conditionally route based on contents of the document. The transformation service uses XSLT (eXtensible Style Language Transformation). Sonic Software's Stylus product graphically creates XSLT documents that transform from one XML schema to another.

June 6, 2003

InfoWorld: How we tested

How we Tested

Sonic Stylus Studio® is an optional XML schema and XSLT development environment, but ESB will not run without SonicMQ.

April 21, 2003

NetworkWorld: Sonic Software revs up

Sonic Software revs up

ESB 5.0 also is integrated with Sonic Stylus Studio®, a visual tool for creating XML data transformations. The tool set also includes a Business Process Management engine. In addition, ESB 5.0 is part of Sonic's Business Integration Suite that also includes ... tools from Sonic's acquisition of eXcelon ... Integration Studio, a visual development tool based on Stylus Studio®.

March 28, 2003 New XQuery Editor, XML Schema Designer

Stylus Studio®: New XQuery Editor, XML Schema Designer

Stylus Studio® 4.6, the XML development environment acquired through the acquisition of eXcelon last year. integrates Stylus Studio®'s hallmark XSLT debugger with the SonicXQ enterprise service bus (ESB), making it easier to develop transformations stored within the SonicXQ environment.

March 28, 2003

Comparison of XML Tools — Stylus Studio®

Comparison of XML Tools — Stylus Studio®

Anthony W. Isenor says: "For my needs, I think Stylus Studio® is an excellent product and will be recommending it for our work group."

November 1, 2002

New Architect Magazine: Stylus Studio® 4.0: A now-mature XSLT editor.

Stylus Studio® 4.0: A now-mature XSLT editor.

Stylus Studio® is definitely a useful tool for the XML/XSLT developer. It gives you remarkably powerful features for working with XSLT parameters, named or matched templates, different output formats, and more. Stylus Studio® is reasonably priced, and it works well both as a standalone application for developing XSLT and in conjunction with other workflow products, including eXcelon's XML management system.

October 28, 2002

EWEEK: Stylus Studio® Has WYSIWYG View

Stylus Studio® Has WYSIWYG View

Excelon's Stylus Studio® 4.5 XML editor is a versatile development environment for XSLT template files. The $399 editor, which shipped earlier this month, now has a WYSIWYG Web page editing view for XSLT files.

September 30, 2002

EWEEK: Excelon Bulks up XML Support

Excelon Bulks up XML Support

Excelon on Monday also unveiled Stylus Studio® Version 4.5, an update of its XML IDE for building applications based on XML and the XSLT (eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations) standards. Stylus Studio® 4.5 provides automatic generation of XSLT style sheets from HTML pages, Jaenicke said. In addition, the product features enhanced debugging, including new support for debugging .Net XSLT processors and Saxon XSLT processors, she said.

March 12, 2002

XML Web Services 2002 Best of Show Award

Best of Show Award: XML Development Tools

Stylus Studio® wins the best of show award in XML Development Tools category.

December 1, 2001

Information Insider - XML Publishing 2002: State of the Tools

Information Insider - XML Publishing 2002: State of the Tools

Excelon's Stylus Studio® too offers a full suite of XML tools. Among its strengths is a top-notch visual, interactive environment for building XSLT stylesheets. Stylus Studio® especially shines for transforming XML to HTML.

Oct. 19, 2001

IT Analyst:  the most advanced product of its type on the market, most notably because it includes an XML debugger

eXcelon re-invents itself again

At the front-end, Stylus Studio® is a generic XML development and deployment environment that is available for download (at $299) from to work with any back-end database. According to eXcelon this is the most advanced product of its type on the market, most notably because it includes an XML debugger. As witness to this assertion both Oracle and Software AG (eXcelon's leading competitors in the XML database stakes) have licensed Stylus Studio® for re-sale, though their versions are always one release behind that of eXcelon. The company claims to be selling 1,000 copies of Stylus Studio® per month so it should be getting lots of leads from this activity, even if it's not generating any huge revenues.

February 27, 2001

XML Hack

Beta release of eXcelon Stylus Studio®

eXcelon Corporation have announced a beta release of Stylus Studio®, incorporating a visual XSLT debugging tool. Stylus Studio®'s visual XSLT debugger allows the tracing of variables, setting of watches, and stack traces. It also integrates a Java debugger, allowing Java extension functions to be debugged from within XSLT. In addition, Studio has a visual XSLT editor, and an XML document editor. eXcelon reports that their XML editor is highly scalable, working with documents in the tens of megabytes. It has XPath query support. Stylus Studio® also incorporates a DTD and W3C XML Schema editor. The beta is available from eXcelon's web site.

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