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Read XML from URL

Subash Murugan
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Joined: Mar 26, 2008
Posts: 20
Hi,

I want to read an XML and parse the data from HttpUrlConnection,

from my application I will hit the URL
http://host:/UserDeetails_xml.cfm?Username=XXXX

will return the XML string, I need to parse and get the necessary info.Which is the best way to do?

Thanks
Subash
Ulf Dittmer
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Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Getting an InputStream from hwere to read the URL contents can be as easy as


An example of how to use the SAX API to parse XML can be found here. Note that where it uses "System.in" you would use the InputStream you obtained from the line of code above.


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