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Reading XML using the XSD schema file.

Krishnan Sreeraman

Joined: Jun 01, 2007
Posts: 12
Hello guys,

I am a new bie to XML. Please suggest me some ways to read an XML file given an XSD schema file.

Thanks and Regards,
Krishnan Sreeraman.
amit punekar
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Joined: May 14, 2004
Posts: 511
You can use Java and XML Binding APIs like JAXB APIS.
As you have the XSD file you can run XJC compiler and generate the Java Objects corresponding to your XML Schema.
Once done un-marshal the XML file to populate Java Tree structure from the XML input.

You can also use Castor APIs which is similar to JAXB.


Anutosh Swamy
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Joined: Sep 20, 2007
Posts: 30

Hi Krishnan,

It seems that you want to read the contents of an XML file and display the text of each element.

If this is the case than follw this steps:

Step I : Download dom4j.jar and place this into the classpath.

Step II : Suppose the XML file is testing.xml in the test folder of your C drive.

Step III: The Code snippet for

Hope this will solve your problem.

K. Anutosh<br /> <br />SCJP 1.4<br />SCWCD 1.4<br />OCA (Paper I)
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