If you are on Windows, the two main parser choices are Microsoft's MSXML and
Xerces from Apache. MSXML is accessed through COM, so you can call it from
Java with MSXML might be more difficult.
Xerces is available in both Java and C++ versions, you can use either of
So my advice would be to pick the language/development environment you are
happiest with, and then choose your parser accordingly.
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From: Jan Penn [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 14 December 2001 16:11
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Writing a SAX application
Could someone please advise me. If I wish to process an XML file in, say, a
Windows environment, would I launch an application program written in Java
or C++, and then from this program call a parser such as MSXML to perform