17.2. Java Xerces on Your Computer

We will now take you through the process of downloading and exploring the Xerces2 package. By the end of this section, you should know the basic layout of the package and have successfully run several Xerces example applications.

17.2.1. Downloading Java Xerces 2 Parser

The download location for the Java Xerces2 parser is at

http://xml.apache.org/dist/xerces-j/

or you can click Xerces Java 2 on http://xml.apache.org, then click Download. A menu of options appears as shown in Figure 17.1.

Figure 17.1. The Xerces download page.

Figuring out which file to download is easy. The working parser, packaged with supporting ...

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