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Java XPathFactory Example

In this example, we will see what is java XPathFactory and its usage with example. Before we start with this article, it is expected that we have a basic understanding of XML. XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language, which is designed to store and transport data. It is both human and machine readable. 1. Introduction XPathFactory is an abstract class in java ...

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Xpath Unique/Distinct Value Example

In this article we will learn how to select a distinct value from an XML using XPath. We will use IntelliJ ans an IDE and will use Saxon API for XPATH evaluation. 1. Introduction XPath is a W3C recommendation and is a major element in the XSLT standard. It can be used to navigate through elements and attributes in an ...

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XPath Like Operator Example

In this example we will learn about XPath like operator. We will see how we can perform a ‘like’ operation using XPath. We will make use of IDEA IntelliJ to show some examples. 1. Introduction XPath is a W3C recommendation. It stands for XML Path Language and uses “path like” syntax to identify and navigate nodes in an XML document. XPath is ...

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XPath Union Operator Example

In this article we will learn about XPath Union operator. 1. Introduction XPath is a syntax for defining parts of an XML document and is a W3C recommendation. XPath uses path expressions to navigate in XML documents and contains a library of standard functions. XPath is a major element in XSLT and in XQuery. XPath can be used to navigate through elements and attributes ...

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XPath Jmeter Example

In this article we will learn how to use XPath in JMeter. For this example we will use JMeter 3.2 and Java 8. The Apache JMeter™ application is open source software, a 100% pure Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance. It was originally designed for testing Web Applications but has since expanded to other test ...

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Get Xpath From Html Example

In this example we will learn how to find the XPath of a given element in HTML. We will try to use different tools to achieve this. 1. Introduction XPath is a W3C recommendation. It can be used to navigate through elements and attributes in an XML document. It is a syntax for defining parts of an XML document. It ...

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Java XPath Performance DOM vs SAX Example

1. Introduction This article compares the performance of the Java DOM parser distributed with Java and a SAX parser distributed with the Home Edition of Saxon for evaluating various XPath expressions. Typically DOM parsers can evaluate XPath expressions faster than SAX parsers since DOM parsers construct and retain the DOM document in memory when parsing XML data. SAX parsers, on ...

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Xpath Find by Attribute Value Example

In this article we will learn how to find an xml element using attribute value. We will use IDEA IntelliJ 14.0.2 and Java 8. 1. Introduction XPath is a W3C recommendation. XPath can be used to navigate through elements and attributes in an XML document. XPath is a syntax for defining parts of an XML document. XPath uses path expressions ...

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Xpath Search by id Example

In this article we will learn how to search for an element (by id) in an XML using XPath. We will make use of IDEA IntelliJ to work on this. I am using IntelliJ 14.0.2 and Java 8. 1. Introduction XPath is a W3C recommendation. XPath stands for XML Path Language. XPath uses path expressions to select nodes or node-sets ...

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XPath XSLT Tutorial

In this article we will learn how to use XPath in XSLT. XPath stands for XML Path Language. It is a W3C recommendation. It uses ‘path like’ syntax to identify and navigate nodes in an XML document. 1. Introduction XPath can be used to navigate through elements and attributes in an XML document. XPath contains over 200 built-in functions. There are functions for ...

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