Use JAXB to create Object from XML String


How can I use the below code to unmarshal a XML string an map it to the JAXB object below?

JAXBContext jaxbContext = JAXBContext.newInstance(Person.class);
        Unmarshaller unmarshaller = jaxbContext.createUnmarshaller();
        Person person = (Person) unmarshaller.unmarshal("xml string here");

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@XmlRootElement(name = "Person")
public class Person {
    @XmlElement(name = "First-Name")
    String firstName;
    @XmlElement(name = "Last-Name")
    String lastName;
    public String getFirstName() {
		return firstName;
	public void setFirstName(String firstName) {
		this.firstName = firstName;
	public String getLastName() {
		return lastName;
	public void setLastName(String lastName) {
		this.lastName = lastName;

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mccarlIT Business Systems Analyst / Software DeveloperCommented:
I'm not sure what you are asking? The code that you posted will in fact unmarshal the string into the person object. Are you asking about what libraries, etc in addition to this will you need to make it run? If so, let us know a bit more about your environment. For example, are you using spring, maven, is it a web-app, etc?
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