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Converting Xml to Java Object

 
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Hi All,

I have requirement where we are getting an Xml file and want that data in java Object.
what is the best way i can do it ?

Thanks in advance.
 
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Apache Commons Digester is a powerful library for this if you only need the XML-->Java direction. If you need both directions, then the JAXB API can help.
 
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Hi,

You can even try Apache's XmlBeans which easily converts the xml in to java objects.
 
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Welcome to the Ranch Kannan Sekar
 
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Use can use jaxb

 
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Thank you Campbell Ritchie.
 
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You can use JAXB to read xml and set values in java object. For using jaxb , you need to create xsd files.

There are multiple sites which will tell you how to create xsd files.
 
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Actually depends on how complex your xml is....if its very simple xml, then you can just parse the xml and create your object.
If its complex, then JAXb would be a better option, for creating an xsd, there are tools available which make it simpler ( Altova's XMLSpy is a good option for free trial)
 
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