aspose file tools*
The moose likes XML and Related Technologies and the fly likes Which parser does JAXB use? Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Engineering » XML and Related Technologies
Bookmark "Which parser does JAXB use?" Watch "Which parser does JAXB use?" New topic
Author

Which parser does JAXB use?

Sukumar Gaade
Greenhorn

Joined: Apr 23, 2009
Posts: 21
I read that JAXB uses Apache Xercers parser for parsing XML documents. I want to know which type (SAX/DOM/StaX) does JAXB use internally to parse the xml documents? or JAXB has its own technique of parsing other than SAX/DOM/StaX?

Thanks,
Suku
William Brogden
Author and all-around good cowpoke
Rancher

Joined: Mar 22, 2000
Posts: 12835
    
    5
An SAX parser is the base technology for all of the standard library DOM and JAXB functions - I'm not sure what StaX uses.

If you are curious about the details why not download the standard Java library source code? It is very instructive to browse in.

For example I just searched for Stax in the Java 6 source and found lots of org.apache.xalan. and org.apache.xerces references.

Bill
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: Which parser does JAXB use?