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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: XJ - xml extension for Java
Date Mon, 04 Jul 2005 11:56:31 GMT
Kev Jackson wrote:
> Thought you may find this of interest.  IBM have a new way of processing 
> XML docs within Java.
> 
> http://www.research.ibm.com/xj/samples/sample2.html
> 
> Very cool page showing how this all works (cool in firefox anyway).
> 
> I like the way you can construct objects from inlined xml
> 
> target t = new target(<target name="echo">
> <echo message="hello world" />
> </target>);
> 
> will create a new object of type target, also you can use it dynamically:
> 
> String msg = "hello again";
> target t = new target(<target name="echo">
> <echo message={msg} />
> </target>);
> 
> Support for generics, autoboxing and XPath queries.
> 
> Looks intersting anyway

I have been in email discourse with them, on the subject of successor 
soap stacks to JAXRPC.

I think it is interesting, and Xpath is profound once you apply to 
object trees. The next version will apparently work in ant, so you can 
compile xj stuff from your build...

-steve

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