What cFront do for IBM
We provided, for an internal department of IBM, an application
to allow EDIFACT messages to be presented in a human readable
The application reads in the message, validates it against the
EDIFACT schema, if available, and creates an XML representation of
the message structure.
This is then used to create a human readable representation of
It is primarily used for viewing invoices; it can also be used
to check the validity of EDI messages.
As many messages / versions as are required can be installed
into the program by providing schema definitions for them.
The application is a native Windows desktop application, written
in .NET, using a custom EDI to XML parser written by cFront.