This week's book giveaway is in the OCMJEA forum. We're giving away four copies of OCM Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Exam Guide and have Paul Allen & Joseph Bambara on-line! See this thread for details.
If you want an object in memory that represents an XML document, you have to use DOM or a related technology. SAX parsers simply scan once through a document and it is up to the programmer to hang on to the data needed. Bill