Apache Xerces
Developer(s) Apache Software Foundation
Stable release 2.11.0 (Xerces J)
3.1.2 (Xerces C++) / 30 November 2010 (Xerces J)
19 March 2015 (Xerces C++)
Operating system Cross-platform
Type XML parser library
License Apache License 2.0
Website .org.apachexerces

In computing, Xerces is Apache's collection of software libraries for parsing, validating, serializing and manipulating XML. The library implements a number of standard APIs for XML parsing, including DOM, SAX and SAX2. The implementation is available in the Java, C++ and Perl programming languages.

The name "Xerces" is believed to commemorate the extinct Xerces Blue butterfly (Glaucopsyche xerces). [1]

See also


  1. ^ Benz, Brian; Durant, John (2004). XML Programming Bible. John Wiley & Sons. p. 87.  

External links

  • Apache Xerces Project home
    • Xerces2 Java Project
      • Xerces2 Javadocs
    • Xerces C++ Project
    • Xerces Perl Project
  • Tutorial: XML with Xerces for Java