Editors are useful for creating and editing files, as well as providing the following features for XML files.
- XML File validation errors
- Auto indentation is a feature that allows you to indent your text
- XML Namespace and structure
- Syntax Color highlight
XML editor and IDE
There are popular editors that support XML configurations with plugins
IntelliJ IDE: It has support for XML by default. You can configure XML syntax color and linting.
VIM Editor: ftpplugin plugin for modify and edit open XML files. It provides automatic closing tags, folding, and start and end tags…
eclipse : Eclipse XML Editors and Tools plugin to have a support for xml in eclipse.
Atom editor: It has xml tools package and utilities for XML files format and edit files.
Sublime text editor: It has Indent XML that provides format XML and json and edit files.
Notepad: you can still edit and create a file with notepad but you will not get color, auto-indentation, and validation errors with the format
Notepad++: It has native support for XML format and opening files. You just need to enable configuration.
There is many online editors in the web to validate and edit the XML files