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Files in geneology sample:

  • geneology.cs - geneology class
  • person.cs - person class
  • foobar.csproj - VS.NET project file
  • foobar.sln - solution for project
  • Test - simple test class to load the sample data
  • xml - directory containing the schema and sample data
Step-by-step Instructions

  1. Open a DOS shell
  2. change to "Dingo/bin/" directory. Example: cd c:\Dingo\bin\
  3. copy geneology.xsd to the bin directory
  4. compile the schema with "dingo foobar.xsd" command
  5. copy the generated files to "Dingo/samples/geneology/" directory and replace the existing files. The files should be the same.
  6. open the foobar project
  7. open Test.cs class in VS.NET
  8. build the project
  9. open a second DOS shell
  10. change to "Dingo/samples/geneology/bin/" directory
  11. run the test with "geneology.exe" command
If you don't want to go through all the steps, you can simply open geneology project, build and run the command. The output from the simple test should be similar to the example below.
    loaded the xml successfull
    first name: john
    last name: doe

I wrote the geneology sample using XMLSpy. If anyone has a particularly complex schema and would me try it, feel free to post it to the forum or email it to me directly woolfel AT Most of the schemas I've come across from VS.NET are rather simple and generally should work. Logo
Copyright 2004 Peter Lin