Developing JAXB Applications Using EclipseLink MOXy, Release 2.7
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1 Introduction

JAXB (Java Architecture for XML Binding – JSR 222) is the standard for XML Binding in Java. JAXB covers 100% of XML Schema concepts and EclipseLink provides a JAXB implementation with many extensions. See for complete information on the JAXB specification.

The EclipseLink MOXy component enables developers to efficiently bind Java classes to XML schemas and JSON documents. MOXy implements JAXB, allowing developers to provide their mapping information through annotations as well as providing support for storing the mappings in XML and JSON formats.

This chapter includes the following sections: