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.
JavaRanch forums are not a substitute for intelligent use of search engines and other web resources. For example, it is easy to find MANY MANY tutorials covering your question - such as this Sun tutorial on XML and Java. Bill