[jdom-interest] Build from a string of XML

Jason Hunter jhunter at acm.org
Thu Aug 10 13:21:13 PDT 2000

You can build from a String using normal Java classes.  I used that
technique in the jdom-contrib XPath example.

String doc = "...";
Document d = new SAXBuilder().build(new StringReader(doc));


Vince Webb 3rd Flr GSS wrote:
> I'm new to JDOM and new to XML.
> So far I have got as far as running PrettyPrint
> from JavaWorld and it works OK.
> I want to write an application that repeatedly
> goes through the following sequence:
> 1) receive XML given to me as a java String by a comms API
> 2) build java objects
> 3) wade through the objects using the data to update a database
> I've looked at
> org.jdom.input.SAXBuilder.build(various options here)
> I don't see how to build from a String other than
> writing the XML to a file and then getting JDOM
> to read the file.
> Any ideas ?
> Regards ........ Vince
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