This series of five how-to exercises will walk you through the various methods available to extend the Ed-Fi XML Schema. The techniques outlined in the Ed-Fi Extensions Framework are applied to create a single extended core from which many interchanges may be derived, as depicted below.
Extended Core Schema
All restricted types, extended types, and new types are encapsulated in a new extended core XSD file.
Getting Started: Create a Base XSD File to House Extensions
To get started with this how-to example, create a base XSD file to house the extended core. Name the file EXTENSION-Ed-Fi-Extended-Core.xsd, include the Ed-Fi-Core.xsd using the following code: