Solved

xml  exe

Posted on 2011-09-22
1
301 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
Comment Utility
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

IT, Stop Being Called Into Every Meeting

Highfive is so simple that setting up every meeting room takes just minutes and every employee will be able to start or join a call from any room with ease. Never be called into a meeting just to get it started again. This is how video conferencing should work!

Join & Write a Comment

Introduction In my previous article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Microsoft/Development/MS-SQL-Server/SSIS/A_9150-Loading-XML-Using-SSIS.html) I showed you how the XML Source component can be used to load XML files into a SQL Server database, us…
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. 
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
This video demonstrates how to create an example email signature rule for a department in a company using CodeTwo Exchange Rules. The signature will be inserted beneath users' latest emails in conversations and will be displayed in users' Sent Items…

744 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

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now