Developing JAXB Applications Using EclipseLink MOXy, Release 2.5
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Generating Java Classes from an XML Schema

Use the JAXB Compiler to generate Java classes from an XML schema. The generated classes will contain JAXB annotations that represent the XML binding metadata.

Running the JAXB Compiler

Use the .sh or .cmd file to run the JAXB Compiler:

<ECLIPSELINK_HOME>/eclipselink/bin/ <source-file.xsd> [-options]


<ECLIPSELINK_HOME>\eclipselink\bin\jaxb-compiler.cmd <source-file.xsd> [-options]

The JAXB Compiler supports the following options:

  • -d <directory> – Specifies the output directory for the generated files.

  • -p <package> – Specifies the target package

  • -classpath <arg> – Specifies where to find user class files

  • -verbose – Enables the compiler output

  • -quiet – Disables the compiler output

  • -version – Displays the compiler version information

For example: -d jaxb-compiler-output config/Customer.xsd

To display a complete list of compiler options, use: -help