Please note that the specifications and other information contained herein are not final and are subject to change. The information is being made available to you solely for purpose of evaluation.
Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 7

DRAFT ea-b123

Package javax.xml.datatype

XML/Java Type Mappings.

See: Description

Package javax.xml.datatype Description

XML/Java Type Mappings.

javax.xml.datatypeAPI provides XML/Java type mappings.

The following XML standards apply:


W3C XML Schema Data Type Java Data Type
xs:date XMLGregorianCalendar
xs:dateTime XMLGregorianCalendar
xs:duration Duration
xs:gDay XMLGregorianCalendar
xs:gMonth XMLGregorianCalendar
xs:gMonthDay XMLGregorianCalendar
xs:gYear XMLGregorianCalendar
xs:gYearMonth XMLGregorianCalendar
xs:time XMLGregorianCalendar

XQuery 1.0 and XPath 2.0 Data Model Java Data Type
xdt:dayTimeDuration Duration
xdt:yearMonthDuration Duration

W3C XML Schema data types that have a "natural" mapping to Java types are defined by JSR 31: Java™ Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) Specification, Binding XML Schema to Java Representations. JAXB defined mappings for XML Schema built-in data types include:



Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 7

DRAFT ea-b123

Submit a bug or feature
For further API reference and developer documentation, see Java SE Documentation. That documentation contains more detailed, developer-targeted descriptions, with conceptual overviews, definitions of terms, workarounds, and working code examples.

Copyright © 1993, 2010, Oracle Corporation. All rights reserved.
DRAFT ea-b123