DataDirect XML Converters™ Tutorials & Examples
Welcome to DataDirect XML Converters™ tutorials & examples. We've created this page so you can learn valuable skills and pick up important tips about using XML Converters. Remember: come back and re-visit this site, because we're always adding new tutorials & examples to help you learn.
Working on HIPAA 5010 compliance? Check out thest three healthcare tutorials with cut & paste code to get you jump started.
Proprietary flat file formats are frequently used to exchange or circulate information - Learn how to create create custom Flat File to XML conversions for proprietary formats and how to process the resulting XML data source using XQuery.
HL7 versions 2.x and 3.x use different information models. HL7 2.x is EDI-based, 3.x is XML-based, and the concepts are different. This example shows how to go from one to the other, using DataDirect XQuery™ and DataDirect XML Converters™ for HL7.
XML Converters are able to handle X12 and many other EDI dialects easily, managing and converting X12 transaction sets, segments, elements, and code lists to XML. XML Converters use their embedded X12 dictionary for helping you create syntactically pure and semantically accurate X12, converting to/from XML or diagnosing problems with incoming and outgoing X12 data.
Choosing between JSON versus XML? It doesn't matter. This tutorial demonstrates how to use DataDirect XML Converters, to transform either JSON or XML with equal facility for use in data processing applications.
Using EDI and .NET? This tutorial shows how to write a Microsoft C# application that listens for EDI files and converts them into XML files. Includes complete C# example files.
Simplify EDI processing in Java — Learn how to write a Java service that listens for EDI files and converts them into XML on-the-fly. Complete with Java example files and detailed instructions.
Vital and valuable legacy data locked in proprietary EDI files? See how to use DataDirect XML Converters™ custom EDI message type tools to convert nonconformant EDI to XML.
Suppose your company receives tab-delimited messages, and those messages need to be translated to EDI X12 831. Learn how to convert TSV to EDI using DataDirect XML Converters and DataDirect XQuery.
How much code does it really take to create a sophisticated XML Converter, like one that converts EDI to XML? Would you believe less than 10 lines of actual code? To see examples in Java, C# and , Visual Basic, click on the above heading.
Use this online tutorial to see for yourself how to build and deploy an XML-based data integration application that accesses multiple legacy data sources using DataDirect XML Converters™.
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