XTiger XML and AXEL Home

This is the Home of the XTiger XML language specification at the MEDIA research group and of the AXEL Javascript library for XML Authoring.

Specification and articles

Download AXEL

Latest distribution: AXEL-1.1.2-beta (Updated January 16th, 2011)

Download : axel-1.1.2-beta.zip (1.4 Mo) or axel-1.1.2-beta.tar.gz (1.2 Mo)

Alternatively you can browse the distribution online.


Once you have downloaded and uncompressed the archive, open the readme.html file and follow its instructions.

Mailing List

You are welcome to join the axel-dev Google Group mailing list.

Latest version

AXEL development is on GitHub. Follow the instructions there if you want to contribute to the library.

Previous distributions

AXEL labs

(May 18th, 2011) Slidy a slide show editor and player built with AXEL and timesheet.js by F. Cazenave; it works on recent versions of Safari and Firefox and it uses a special branch of AXEL (pretty) that will be integrated into the trunk soon

TiddlyAXEL a contribution for turning an XML file into an editable XML file with a single line xml-stylesheet processing instruction (tested on recent versions of Firefox, Safari, Opera)

CV Machine demonstration, a CV editor built with AXEL based on principles described here