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XML Processing

XML APIs have always been available for the Java developer, usually supplied as third-party libraries that could be added to the runtime classpath. However, in Java 7, you will find that the Java API for XML Processing (JAXP), Java API for XML Binding (JAXB), and even the Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) have been included in the core runtime libraries.

The most fundamental XML processing tasks that you will encounter involve only a few use cases: writing and reading XML documents, validating those documents, and using JAXB to assist in marshalling/unmarshalling Java objects. This chapter provides recipes ...

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