There are a number of companies working within the XML tools space. This section contains links to company information.
Project Cool does not endorse these products; the items included here are some of the offerings on the market today or companies who are developing for the marketspace.
If you have a machine capable of it, however, we do recommend you try downloading IE5 and Gecko and take a look at some of the XML demos, to get a sense of how the XML plus CSS feels in a real browser.
The 5.X browsers support XML documents.
- IE 6.X
Now in public release and available for download.
The layout engine that is part of Netscape Navigator.
Document Authoring Tools
If there is a weakness to implementing large-scale XML projects it is the lack of good authoring tools. Handcoding is possible, of course, but structured editors make the task much easier and more error-free. These companies are working on XML document authoring products. They are listed in alphabetical order.
- Adobe - Framemaker plus SGML is being adapted for use as an XML editor as well.
- Arbortext - This SGML tools company is leaping into the XML game.
- Macromedia - The popular Dreamweaver tool is supporting the creation of XML documents.
- Corel XMetaL