Lately I’ve come across some online formatting tools that have been very helpful. I like these because they work regardless of what IDE you use, what operating system, etc. They work from any computer that has internet access. Handy when you are troubleshooting on a remote machine.

Here is one for formatting XML:

And one for JSON from the same site:

Here is a SQL one that helped me out a lot tonight:

I fed it a horrible looking, very complex query and it made it easily readable. 🙂

One Comment

  1. Chris Waller says:

    I would also recommend one free online sql beautifier – works solid and has plenty of formatting options.