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convert xml to java objects using JAXB

Raj Ohadi
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Joined: Jun 30, 2006
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I heard JAXB can convert xml to java objects. Given a XML file and its schema, do I HAVE TO create java classes that map to the schema first ? If yes, is there any standard jdk tool that can help me create such java class templates using the given xml schema ??
Shaan Shar
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Joined: Dec 27, 2005
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Any insight on this topic!!! As I am also looking for same kind of stuff

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Balu Sadhasivam
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Joined: Jan 01, 2009
Posts: 874

Where did you get this old thread to start with
If you just need to parse the XML and get the node values , then opt for JAXP parsers , otherwise a need to store the runtime objects then JAXB is best option

xjc JAXB compiler can be used to to convert xsd to java JAXB objects. See this and this one
Ramamoorthy Govindaraj

Joined: Dec 31, 2009
Posts: 5
How do I convert my xml line by line instead of indentation? since, one of our application expects jaxb generated output be line by line xml. if it is generated with indentation, it failed.
Paul Clapham

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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Ramamoorthy, perhaps you should consider starting a new thread for that question. It doesn't appear to have anything to do with the original question which this thread was based on.

And when you do that it would help if you explained the details. Such as, you didn't say what "failed" meant. And it would help if you defined non-standard terminology like "line by line" too. Possibly examples would help.
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