Version 2.3 of VTD-XML (, the next generation, document-centric XML processing suite, is now released. To download the latest version, please visit Below is a list of new features and enhancements in this version. * Transcoding capability is now added for inter-document cut and paste. You can cut a chuck of bytes in a UTF-8 encoded document and paste it into a UTF-16 encoded document and the output document is still well-formed. * VTDException is now introduced as the root class for all other VTD-XML's exception classes (per suggestion of Max Rahder). * ISO-8859-10, ISO-8859-11, ISO-8859-12, ISO-8859-13, ISO-8859-14 and ISO-8859-15 support has now been added * Zero length Text node is now possible. * Ability to dump in-memory copy of text is added. * Various code cleanup, enhancement and bug fixes. Also the latest performance benchmarks are also released. On a Core2 duo 2.5Ghz machine, VTD-XML achieves a sustained throughput upto 120MB/sec. The benchmark reports are available below * Parsing Only: * XPath Only: * Parsing/XPath/Update: * Indexing/XPath/Update: Some of the latest articles on VTD-XML: Below are some new articles related to VTD-XML *Index XML documents with VTD-XML *Manipulate XML content the Ximple Way * VTD-XML: A new vision of XML * VTD-XML: XML Processing for the future