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Read / Write XML File

Hi ...

I dont know anything about reading and writing an XML file through JAVA / JSP. Please help me out with plenty of examples, as I have a file in XML and I need to read it and insert into SQL. Also explain how to write an XML File.
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applekannaCommented:
Reading and writing XML file sin JAVA is very easy.

You need a parser to read and write XML files

basically there are 2 types of parsers
DOM parser and SAX parser
 DOM parser - reads the data and holds it in memory like a tree and you can walk thorugh or add elemens  or nodes in the XML

SAX parser is lightweight and is used for one time reading.

http://java.sun.com/developer/codesamples/xml.html#dom
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arnon81Commented:
If the xml file is HUGE, use SAX
otherwise use JDOM or DOM, but I recommend JDOM as it require less code than DOM
This is JDOM tutorial that can get you started http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-05-2000/jw-0518-jdom.html
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