woodstox
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Overview

The gold standard Stax XML API implementation. Now at Github.

Status

Build Status Maven Central Javadoc

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Maven

The most common way is to use Maven (or Ivy) to access it from Maven Central repository. Coordinates for this are:

  • Group id: com.fasterxml.woodstox
  • Artifact id: woodstox-core
  • Latest published version: 5.2.1 (14-May-2019)

Note that Maven id has changed since Woodstox 4.x.

Requirements

Woodstox 5 and above require Java 6 (JDK 1.6); as well as Stax API that is included in JDK. The only other mandatory dependence is Stax2 API, extended API implemented by Woodstox and some other Stax implementations (like Aalto.

Optional dependency is Multi-Schema Validator (MSV) that is needed if using XML Schema or RelaxNG validation functionality

License

Woodstox 5.x is licensed under Apache 2 license.

Documentation etc

Configuration

Most configuration is handled using standard Stax mechanism, property access via

  • XMLInputFactory.setProperty(propertyName, value) for configuring XML reading aspects
  • XMLOutputFactory.setProperty(propertyName, value) for configuring XML writing aspects

Names of properties available, including standard Stax 1.x ones, are documented in a series of blog posts:

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