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   Re: [xml-dev] Csv2dsml

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That's something even I'm looking at, only difference is we have EXCEL
instead of CSV and OpenOffice API helps in converting to XML, but if we 
can get something through DOM or SAX, it'll be great!!

Varun Mehta 
Verchaska Infotech Pvt. Ltd.
(J2EE Professional)
 Thu, 2004-10-28 at 18:47, Brad Tumy wrote:
> I was asked to write a "script" that would take a csv file as input and
> create a dsml file as output.  We are receiving employee data as csv and
> importing to an identity management system using DSML.  I finished this
> last night...pretty small java code...I ended up using StringTokenizer
> to capture the columns from each row and then constructed the output as
> a String for each element...and then using File.write.  So I ended up
> with a write "line" for each XML element.  Not too efficient and not
> scaleable...
> I looked at some resources on the web...saw a csv2xml...but it looked
> like it was taking the column headers from the csv to use as element
> names...in this particular situation I had specific element names that
> were different then the column headers.  I also looked at java's SAX and
> DOM libraries but couldn't quite get a handle on how to leverage these
> if I wasn't starting with an XML file.
> As anyone else been down this road?  What kind of solutions did you end
> up with...also, if anyone knows how to utilize DOM or SAX to create a
> XML file from another source I would love to learn how to do this.
> Thanks!
> Brad
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  • References:
    • Csv2dsml
      • From: "Brad Tumy" <btumy@authsec.com>


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