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Generates a DOM from scratch. Writes the DOM to a String using an LSSerializer.

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import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilder;
import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory;

import org.w3c.dom.Document;
import org.w3c.dom.Element;
import org.w3c.dom.bootstrap.DOMImplementationRegistry;

 * Simple Sample that: - Generates a DOM from scratch. - Writes the DOM to a
 * String using an LSSerializer
 * @author Jeffrey Rodriguez
 * @version $Id: 546623 2007-06-12 20:25:08Z mrglavas $
public class DOMGenerate {

  public static void main(String[] argv) {
    try {
      DocumentBuilderFactory dbf = DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance();
      DocumentBuilder db = dbf.newDocumentBuilder();
      Document doc = db.newDocument();

      Element root = doc.createElementNS(null, "person"); // Create Root Element
      Element item = doc.createElementNS(null, "name"); // Create element
      root.appendChild(item); // Attach element to Root element
      item = doc.createElementNS(null, "age"); // Create another Element
      root.appendChild(item); // Attach Element to previous element down tree
      item = doc.createElementNS(null, "height");
      root.appendChild(item); // Attach another Element - grandaugther
      doc.appendChild(root); // Add Root to Document

      DOMImplementationRegistry registry = DOMImplementationRegistry.newInstance();
      DOMImplementationLS domImplLS = (DOMImplementationLS) registry.getDOMImplementation("LS");

      LSSerializer ser = domImplLS.createLSSerializer(); // Create a serializer
                                                          // for the DOM
      LSOutput out = domImplLS.createLSOutput();
      StringWriter stringOut = new StringWriter(); // Writer will be a String
      ser.write(doc, out); // Serialize the DOM

      System.out.println("STRXML = " + stringOut.toString()); // Spit out the
                                                              // DOM as a String
    } catch (Exception ex) {


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