High level java DOM access

Hi

A heard some rumours about a high level DOM tool for java.
If I have an XML doc like:
<article>
<section>foo</section>
<section>bar</section>
</article>

Does anyone know of tool that can give me java classes to
access the XML data above like:
article.sectionList[2].value == "bar"
or something similar?

/Klas
eklasAsked:
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yanchouConnect With a Mentor Commented:
There are no standard tool for your purpose, however, we developed a similiar API  for this purpose. The whole idea is to parse the XML using SAX and put the result in hash table like following

<article title='whatever'>
<section>foo</section>
<section>bar</section>
</article>


article[1].title.att == whatever
article.sectionList[1].value == "foo"
article.sectionList[2].value == "bar"


We can also translate the hash table back into XML





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anita_cCommented:
Java got a DOM parser you could downloade from sun's homepage www.java.sun.com

but it's a bit more complicated than that... The parser can give you an tree that is similar to your xml structure. Everything is considered a node or an element and there is a bunch of methods that can be used
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eklasAuthor Commented:
I'm not at all looking for an ordinary DOM
parser.
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shlomoyCommented:
providing the DTD of your XML articles,
I suspect you will be able to find the tool you want.
What id the DTD's name?
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eklasAuthor Commented:
The DTD is home made. Let's call it "foobar.dtd".
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TomWilsonCommented:
IBM have an XML parser at http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/xml4j
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