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XML Schema Example

A simple XML schema (XSD) sample with Complex Types and restrictions on data types. The schema is built up from bottom to top.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<xs:schema xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns="http://totietoot.nl/schemas/example" elementFormDefault="qualified" attributeFormDefault="unqualified" targetNamespace="http://totietoot.nl/schemas/example">
  <xs:simpleType name="titleType">
    <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
      <xs:maxLength value="50"/>
    </xs:restriction>
  </xs:simpleType>
  <xs:simpleType name="written_byType">
    <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
      <xs:maxLength value="30"/>
    </xs:restriction>
  </xs:simpleType>
  <xs:simpleType name="categoryType">
    <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
      <xs:enumeration value="GNU/Linux"/>
      <xs:enumeration value="MS Windows Server"/>
      <xs:enumeration value="MSSQL Server"/>
      <xs:enumeration value="MySQL Server"/>
      <xs:enumeration value="Netwerk"/>
      <xs:enumeration value="PowerShell Scripting"/>
      <xs:enumeration value="VisualBasic Scripting"/>
    </xs:restriction>
  </xs:simpleType>
  <xs:simpleType name="companyType">
    <xs:restriction base="xs:string">
      <xs:maxLength value="15"/>
    </xs:restriction>
  </xs:simpleType>
  <xs:simpleType name="idType">
    <xs:restriction base="xs:integer"/>
  </xs:simpleType>
  <xs:simpleType name="yearType">
    <xs:restriction base="xs:integer">
      <xs:minInclusive value="1950"/>
      <xs:maxExclusive value="2050"/>
    </xs:restriction>
  </xs:simpleType>
  <xs:complexType name="manualComplexType">
    <xs:sequence>
      <xs:element name="title" type="titleType"/>
      <xs:element name="written_by" type="written_byType"/>
      <xs:element name="category" type="categoryType"/>
      <xs:element name="id" type="idType"/>
      <xs:element name="year" type="yearType"/>
    </xs:sequence>
  </xs:complexType>
  <xs:complexType name="manualType">
    <xs:sequence maxOccurs="unbounded">
      <xs:element name="manual" type="manualComplexType"/>
    </xs:sequence>
  </xs:complexType>
  <xs:element name="manuals" type="manualType"/>
</xs:schema>

XML example based upon above schema.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<manuals xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns="http://totietoot.nl/schemas/example" xsi:schemaLocation="http://totietoot.nl/schemas/example http://totietoot.nl/schemas/example/example.xsd">
  <manual>
    <title>PowerShell Unzip Function</title>
    <written_by>Tim van Kooten Niekerk</written_by>
    <category>PowerShell Scripting</category>
    <id>78</id>
    <year>2013</year>
  </manual>
</manuals>