AXIOMUtil.java

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package org.apache.axiom.om.util;

import org.apache.axiom.om.OMAbstractFactory;
import org.apache.axiom.om.OMElement;
import org.apache.axiom.om.OMFactory;
import org.apache.axiom.om.OMXMLBuilderFactory;

import javax.xml.stream.XMLStreamException;
import java.io.StringReader;

public class AXIOMUtil {
    /**
     * Create an OMElement from an XML fragment given as a string.
     *
     * @param xmlFragment the well-formed XML fragment
     * @return The OMElement created out of the string XML fragment.
     * @throws XMLStreamException
     */
    public static OMElement stringToOM(String xmlFragment) throws XMLStreamException {
        return stringToOM(OMAbstractFactory.getOMFactory(), xmlFragment);
    }
    
    /**
     * Create an OMElement from an XML fragment given as a string.
     *
     * @param omFactory the factory used to build the object model
     * @param xmlFragment the well-formed XML fragment
     * @return The OMElement created out of the string XML fragment.
     * @throws XMLStreamException
     */
    public static OMElement stringToOM(OMFactory omFactory, String xmlFragment)
            throws XMLStreamException {
        
        if (xmlFragment != null) {
            return OMXMLBuilderFactory.createOMBuilder(omFactory, new StringReader(xmlFragment))
                    .getDocumentElement();
        }
        return null;
    }
}