This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums. We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
Hi, I am parsing the xml document (SAX Parse) and using crimson.jar with jaxp. I am seeing the performance problems on AIX 4.3. I want to use xerces 2.5 instead of crimson. Could you please let me know what changes i need to make in the source code to use the xerces. I read an article saying that xerces is faster in AIX machine JVM's where as crimson efficient in Sun Machines. Thanks in advance for your help.
posted 12 years ago
If you're already using JAXP (your code is not importing anything Xerces-specific), there is no code changes required to switch to using Xerces under the hood -- just set the "javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory" system property to point to the Xerces implementation of that particular interface (or "javax.xml.parsers.SAXParserFactory" for SAX).