XML DOM Node Tree Example

This section provides a tutorial example on how to print out the DOM Node tree by DOMBrowser.java with a given XML file.

Now let's use another XML file, user.xml, with more elements to show the XML DOM Node tree structure:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<user status="active">
 <!-- This is not a real user. -->
 <first_name>John</first_name>
 <last_name>Smith</last_name>
</user>

Run DOMBrowser.java with this XML file, you will get:

C:\herong\xml>java XMLBrowser user.xml

#document: 9, 1, -1, null
 user: 1, 9, 1, null
  |-status: 2, 1, -1, active
  |- #text: 3, 0, -1, active
  #text: 3, 0, -1,

  #comment: 8, 0, -1,  This is not a real user.
  #text: 3, 0, -1,

  first_name: 1, 1, 0, null
   #text: 3, 0, -1, John
  #text: 3, 0, -1,

  last_name: 1, 1, 0, null
   #text: 3, 0, -1, Smith
  #text: 3, 0, -1,

  address: 1, 5, 0, null
   #text: 3, 0, -1,

   street: 1, 1, 0, null
    #text: 3, 0, -1, 1234 Main Road
   #text: 3, 0, -1,

   city: 1, 1, 0, null
    #text: 3, 0, -1, Bellville
   #text: 3, 0, -1,

  #text: 3, 0, -1,

The output is more interesting:

Notes and sample codes in this section are based on JDK 1.8.

Last update: 2014.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of XML (eXtensible Markup Language)

 XML File Syntax

 XML File Browsers

DOM (Document Object Model) Programming Interface

 What Is DOM (Document Object Model)?

 Using DOM Implementation Provided in JDK 1.8

 DOM Specifications and DOM Node Interface

 DOMBrowser.java - DOM Interface Java Example

XML DOM Node Tree Example

 Building a New DOM Document Object

 Converting DOM Document Objects to XML Files

 SAX (Simple API for XML) Programming Interface

 DTD (Document Type Definition) Introduction

 Syntaxes of DTD Statements

 Validating an XML Document against the Specified DTD Document Type

 XSD (XML Schema Definition) Introduction

 Syntaxes of XSD Statements

 Validating XML Documents Against Specified XML Schemas

 XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) Introduction

 XSLT (XSL Transformations) Introduction

 Java Implementation of XSLT

 XPath (XML Path) Language

 XSLT Elements as Programming Statements

 Control and Generate XML Element in the Result

 XML Notepad - XML Editor

 XML Tools Plugin for Notepad++

 XML 1.1 Changes and Parsing Examples

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version