Streaming API for XML

by Krishna Srinivasan

The Streaming API for XML (StAX) is a groundbreaking new Java API for parsing and writing XML easily and efficiently.StAX provides is the latest API in the JAXP family, and provides an alternative to SAX, DOM, TrAX, and DOM for developers looking to do high-performance stream filtering, processing, and modification, particularly with low memory and limited extensibility requirements. Here you can read the full article

Streaming API for XML


Pradip Bhat
2007-06-14 02:17:47
What is so ground breaking in this API?????
James Carr
2007-06-15 07:55:04
It's not exactly new, I've been using it on and off for awhile now, back when it was a separate library.

It just provides a handy interface for reading xml in as a stream. Think of SAX, but with a lot more powerful and advanced features, as well as a polished API.