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Java objects into XML file and vice-versa.

Grigory Ptashko

Joined: Feb 21, 2003
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I'm new to XML and really do not know where to begin from.
My application must have a feature of converting simple java objects to XLM and back.
For example I have an ArrayList of Strings and I want to save them in XML. And later on I want to use them again.
What tools should I use for this ?
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Andy Bowes
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Joined: Jan 14, 2003
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Providing you can define a XML Schema for the XML that you will be generating, JAXB would certainly be the most appropriate candidate for the job.

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Stan James
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Joined: Jan 29, 2003
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Electric XML is another neat product in this space - Java to XML and back.

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