XML stands for EXtensible Markup Language. It is a markup language much like HTML and it is used to describe data. XML is a popular format in many advanced protocols. Many of the application configuration files are now converted to XML format. Now a days the XML data is also used for inter application communications to a wide extend.
There are many XML plug-ins available for the XML manipulations, but the most popular one is “ XMLBuddy ”. Its a free-ware plug-in and allows XML editing features in Eclipse environment.
First download the plug-in from http://www.xmlbuddy.com. Unzip it and move the folder named “ com.objfac.xmleditor_2.0.9 ” to the plugins folder under Eclipse directory. Now simple open the Eclipse. XML plug-in is read to use.