This article demonstrates how to read the attribute in an XML element using Woodstox.
Create employee.xml as shown below. Note the attribute ‘id’ for the element ’employee’ (see line 1 below).
Create TestReadAttribute class as shown below.
Note that start element is obtained by using the StAX API (see lines 20-28 below).
The following API calls demonstrate reading of attribute:
- For the ’employee’ start element, get the attribute count (see line 22 below)
- Get the attribute name (see line 24 below)
- Get the attribute value (see line 25 below)
The output of the program demonstrating reading of attributes is shown below: