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Introduction to StAX

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Introduction to StAX

  • By Chatra Nakkawita
  • 31 Jul, 2006
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Processing XML documents has become a critical and integral part of most applications being developed today. Depending on different environments, there are various ways to process an XML document within a program. In his article Eran Chinthaka broadly categorizes these into two approaches, Tree-based APIs and Event-based APIs. Chinthaka writes, "Axiom is much more memory-efficient and performant than the existing object models available today, due to the usage of StAX as its XML parsing technology".