The European Commission IDABC eInvoicing and eOrdering project team has recently reached an important milestone: the delivery of the prototype. It allows the sending of an XML invoice to the Commission's e-PRIOR system and the automatic integration in the back-office system after a number of validations. The major next step is a real-life pilot with a number of IT suppliers.
Welcome to UBL XML.org.
This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the UBL OASIS Standard. UBL defines a royalty-free library of standard electronic XML business documents such as purchase orders and invoices. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content. Find the appropriate area to contribute to by hovering your pointer over the site area titles listed in orange banner above. This will briefly reveal the area description in a small pop-up box. For more detail, please see our policies and descriptions regarding posting content to certain areas.
The Universal Business Language (UBL) Guidelines for Customization Version 1.0 provides practical information for creating UBL-conformant and UBL-compatible document schemas.
2008 Oct 06
UBLish v2.0.alpha (20081006) is now available for early download!
This version primarily delivers the new functionality of converting fancy spreadsheet designed with user input data directly into XML-instances such as UBL or other document formats.
UBLish v2.0.alpha is now available for early download! If you like what XML-Spreadsheets for UBL 2.0 and UBL v1.0 IDD draft could do for you, now you can generate them, as well as any Excel spreadsheet content, directly by yourself!
2008 Sep 19
XML-Spreadsheet for the multilingual translation table work done in UBL v1.0 IDD (International Data Dictionary) draft spreadsheet is now available. The XML-Spreadsheet is an extremely simple XML format to convey as faithfully as possible the content and structure of original spreadsheets. This allows all the power XML tools, utilities, processors, systems and knowledge to be used easily on the content of spreadsheets.
2008 Sep 18
XML-Spreadsheets for UBL v2.0's entire set of model spreadsheets are now available.
XML-Spreadsheets contain the same content as the spreadsheets but stored in XML form. This facilitates use of other power XML tools and transformation engines such as XSL/XSLT, XML processors, browsers, AJAX, applets, etc to extract more value out of the spreadsheet content.
UBLish v1.0b.kpo is now available as a simple tool to generate UBL 1.0-beta schemas. This re-release version, first released in 2003 Nov 24, features:
Within the scope of the iSURF Project supported by the European Commission's Networked Enterprise Unit, ten UBL compatible documents for collaborative planning, forecasting and replenishment (CPFR) were developed.
The iSURF Project Deliverable (available at http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/28941/D4.1.1UBLforColl...) describes the business processes, the documents and the methodology to generate them.
The archive listed below contains:
The OASIS SET TC aims to specify semantic mechanisms to achieve interoperability among document standards based of UN/CEFACT CCTS used in B2B, B2G and G2G applications by continuing work initiated by the iSURF Project in three respects:
i. Semantic Support for Context Domains
ii. Semantic Support for Customization of Core Components and Business Document Schemas
January 2011 update: This free library has been updated with new invocation features for formatting and with the embedding of the input UBL XML inside of the output PDF in XMP metadata. Free tools from Crane's web site can be used to extract the UBL out of the PDF.
Crane Softwrights Ltd.'s free library to print a UBL 2.0 Invoice to PDF and HTML now supports box labels in 14 languages: Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak and Spanish.