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import javax.xml.XMLConstants;
import javax.xml.validation.Schema;
import javax.xml.validation.SchemaFactory;
import javax.xml.validation.Validator;

 * @author pv156767
public class ValidateStax {
   * @param args
   *          the command line arguments
  public static void main(String[] args) {
    try {
      // TODO code application logic here
      SchemaFactory sf = SchemaFactory.newInstance(XMLConstants.W3C_XML_SCHEMA_NS_URI);
      System.out.println("schema factory instance obtained is " + sf);

      Schema schema = sf.newSchema(new File(args[0]));
      System.out.println("schema obtained is = " + schema);
      // Get a Validator which can be used to validate instance document against
      // this grammar.
      Validator validator = schema.newValidator();

      // Validate this instance document against the Instance document supplied
      String fileName = args[1].toString();
      String fileName2 = args[2].toString();
      javax.xml.transform.Result xmlResult = new javax.xml.transform.stax.StAXResult(
          XMLOutputFactory.newInstance().createXMLStreamWriter(new FileWriter(fileName2)));
      javax.xml.transform.Source xmlSource = new javax.xml.transform.stax.StAXSource(
      // validator.validate(new StreamSource(args[1]));
      validator.validate(xmlSource, xmlResult);
    } catch (Exception ex) {
      System.out.println("GET CAUSE");

  private static XMLEventReader getXMLEventReader(String filename) {
    XMLInputFactory xmlif = null;
    XMLEventReader xmlr = null;
    try {
      xmlif = XMLInputFactory.newInstance();
      xmlif.setProperty(XMLInputFactory.IS_REPLACING_ENTITY_REFERENCES, Boolean.TRUE);
      xmlif.setProperty(XMLInputFactory.IS_SUPPORTING_EXTERNAL_ENTITIES, Boolean.FALSE);
      xmlif.setProperty(XMLInputFactory.IS_NAMESPACE_AWARE, Boolean.TRUE);
      xmlif.setProperty(XMLInputFactory.IS_COALESCING, Boolean.TRUE);

      FileInputStream fis = new FileInputStream(filename);
      xmlr = xmlif.createXMLEventReader(filename, fis);
    } catch (Exception ex) {
    return xmlr;


33.8.Stream Parser
33.8.1.StAX is a technology similar to SAX.
33.8.2.XMLEventReader Demo
33.8.3.XMLStreamWriter Demo
33.8.4.Using XMLEventFactory to create xml document
33.8.5.Streaming XML Parser: Stax Event
33.8.6.Streaming XML Parser: Stax Event Filter
33.8.7.XMLEventReader and XMLEventWriter for Stax XML parser
33.8.8.Using XMLStreamWriter to create XML file
33.8.9.STAX cursor
33.8.10.Catch XMLStreamException
33.8.11.Get information as an XMLEvent object when using cursor approach
33.8.12.Stax XML iterator read
33.8.13.Stax XML cursor read
33.8.14.Read Xml from StreamSource
33.8.15.Validate Stax