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Converting String to XML

Abiodun Adisa
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Joined: Jan 17, 2002
Posts: 495
I am passing a a full XML representation as a string between two programs, Please how steps do i need to "cast" the String to an XML Element
Dan Walin
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Joined: Nov 11, 2003
Posts: 109
When you say "cast" it implies that an xml element is a java type. I may be wrong but, in my experience, I always create an XML just like you'd create a String (appending tags and values as needed). I usually have all the values as fields in a class (CMRAll in my example) so I can loop through all the fields to create the element names and values using the Class class in a method I call "xmlIt". The result is a String with the entire xml structure, like this:

I'm willing to listen to someone with a better idea since I am relatively new to creating xml from my code.
Hendrik Louw

Joined: Mar 01, 2007
Posts: 5
Have a look at JDom.
It's a very simple XML DOM API (Man that's a lot af TLA's )
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 19973

You want to parse that String into a DOM, let's say?
I agree. Here's the link:
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