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Vivek Shrivastava
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Joined: Jun 03, 2000
Posts: 277
I would appreciate your help. i wnat to understand DOM structure properly. what is the DOM structure? basically what is the DOM Hierarchy? where does exactly nodes, elament ... fit in DOM Hierarchy ?
any links or Explanation would be great help for me.
wating for your reply.
William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 13037
For a start, you could download the JAXP parser from and study the documentation for the org.w3c.dom package.

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Peter Tran

Joined: Jan 02, 2001
Posts: 783
Pick up the O'Reilly book "Java and XML" by Brett McLaughlin. It contains a good chapter on DOM and how to use the JAVA to parse an XML document to DOM. He also maintains a site at
Also see,
Good luck,
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