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JDOM, The Java DOM (1/4) - exploring XML

JDOM, The Java DOM

Using XML with Java is amazingly simple: All you need is a JDK, some free class libraries, a text editor and some data to process. The Document Object Model (DOM) is a popular, standardized way of manipulating XML data. Java developers might prefer JDOM in the future, a more Java-oriented API for reading and writing XML Documents.

JDOM was created by Brett McLaughlin and Jason Hunter as an open source project, available from the JDOM site.

What's wrong with the W3C DOM?

The DOM was designed to be independent of any programming language; therefore it can be quite incovenient to use in a particular programming language, such as Java:

The DOM and JDOM head-to-head...

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