alphaWorks Announces 100% Pure Java XML Parser

AlphaWorks, a division of IBM, this week announced the release of the updated version of its XML parser, XML for Java.

XML for Java is an XML processor written in 100% pure Java, together with a library (package) that is used for parsing and generating XML documents.

The XML for Java package ( contains all the classes and
methods that are used for parsing, generating, manipulating, and validating
XML documents.

alphaWorks is billing XML for Java as “the most robust XML
processor currently available,” and said the product conforms more closely to the XML 1.0 Recommendation than other XML parsers.

eXtensible Markup Language (XML) is a data format that enables developers to
create their own proprietary tags for markup. XML itself is actually a
“metalanguage” that was designed in accordance with SGML, the international
standard metalanguage from which HTML was developed.

For more information on XML, be sure to check out the XML Files on

alphaWorks is offering developers a chance to download the current version of
XML for Java for free. To find out more about XML for Java, or to download a
copy, visit the XML for
Web site.

News Around the Web