Solved

xml  exe

Posted on 2011-09-22
1
305 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
This is going to sound vague -  Is it possible for an xml file to launch an exe file ?
0
Comment
Question by:skyscream
1 Comment
 
LVL 60

Accepted Solution

by:
Geert Bormans earned 250 total points
ID: 36580626
yes this is vague.
Answer is simple... no
XML is simply a syntax for exchanging information
XML does not launch or executes applications

There are a bunch of applications that "do" "something" with the XML
These applications can "launch" exe files if instructions are found in the XML

My answer is less vague than your question I guess :-)

If you explain what you need to do, we can help more
0

Featured Post

DevOps Toolchain Recommendations

Read this Gartner Research Note and discover how your IT organization can automate and optimize DevOps processes using a toolchain architecture.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
What XAML would produce this? 3 72
VB.Net and XML XSD Files 1 53
API Soap Calls 4 91
Adding Namespace to the second node of the xml 16 65
Browsing the questions asked to the Experts of this forum, you will be amazed to see how many times people are headaching about monster regular expressions (regex) to select that specific part of some HTML or XML file they want to extract. The examp…
Many times as a report developer I've been asked to display normalized data such as three rows with values Jack, Joe, and Bob as a single comma-separated string such as 'Jack, Joe, Bob', and vice versa.  Here's how to do it. 
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

27 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now