How to generate XML Schema from XML file?

22 11 2009

Ever wondered how to generate XML schema from XML file?
Indeed, a lot of 3ed party tools can do it for you. But as usual, any easy way?

You can use Visual Studio IDE itself to generate XSD from XML file. Follow the steps.

1) Open the XML file in Visual Studio IDE.
2) Take View > Other Windows > Command Window.
3) Now type and execute command – XML.CreateSchema
4) See, the schema is generated.

A hidden pearl in VS IDE. Isn’t it?

Targeted Audience – Beginners.