Apache Commons JXPath

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Apache Commons JXPath

A Java-based implementation of XPath 1.0 that, in addition to XML processing, can inspect/modify Java object graphs (the library's explicit purpose) and even mixed Java/XML structures.


More information can be found on the homepage. The JavaDoc can be browsed. Questions related to the usage of Apache Commons JXPath should be posted to the user mailing list.

Where can I get the latest release?

You can download source and binaries from our download page.

Alternatively you can pull it from the central Maven repositories:



We accept PRs via github. The developer mailing list is the main channel of communication for contributors. There are some guidelines which will make applying PRs easier for us:

  • No tabs! Please use spaces for indentation.
  • Respect the code style.
  • Create minimal diffs - disable on save actions like reformat source code or organize imports. If you feel the source code should be reformatted create a separate PR for this change.
  • Provide JUnit tests for your changes and make sure your changes don't break any existing tests by running mvn clean test.

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Code is under the Apache Licence v2.


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