The Java XML APIs
consist of the following separate programming
Only the Java API for XML Processing
is a required API in Enterprise Java Beans
A number of different software packages implement these APIs including
- Xerces -- One of the original and still (in 2002) most popular SAX and DOM parser.
- Crimson XML -- A faster SAX and DOM parser.
- Xalan -- The original and still (in 2002) most popular XSLT/XPath implementations.
- Sparta XML -- A fast and small SAX and DOM parser that also includes an XPath subset.