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|   Assignment 2                                                                                                     |
|   Program is meant to extract a record from each file and create a new file for each record                        |
|   Programs creates a new directory and uses the directory for each new file                                        |
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|   written by Raymond Chappel                                                                                       |
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import java.io.*;
import java.io.File;
import java.util.Scanner;
import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilder;
import javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilderFactory;
import org.w3c.dom.Document;
import org.w3c.dom.Element;
import org.w3c.dom.Node;
import org.w3c.dom.NodeList;

public class Chappel_R_a1B 
{
 public static void main(String argv[])
 {//start main
 //----ask user for name of file they wish to input, used Data Structures and Abstractions with Java texbook by Frank M. Carrano as reference for this----//
     Scanner scanner = new Scanner (System.in);
     System.out.println("Please type in the name of the file you wish to import ('cd_catalog.xml', 'simple.xml', or 'plant_catalog.xml')");
     String fileName = scanner.next();

     //---------------Handles if file chosen is cd_catalog.xml---------------//

     if (fileName.equals("cd_catalog.xml"))
     {//start if
     //--------Create new folder in current directory,used mkyong from http://www.mkyong.com/java/how-to-create-directory-in-java/ as a source----------//
        File direc = new File("Records from cd_catalog.xml");
        if (!direc.exists()) 
        {//start if
            if (direc.mkdir()) 
            {//start if
                System.out.println("Directory is created!");
                    try
                    {//start try

                        File file = new File("cd_catalog.xml"); //imports cd_catalog.xml
                        BufferedWriter outFile=new BufferedWriter(new FileWriter("Records from cd_catalog.xml/test.txt")); // test creates new .txt in current directory
                        DocumentBuilderFactory dbf = DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance();
                       DocumentBuilder db = dbf.newDocumentBuilder();
                        Document doc = db.parse(file);
                        doc.getDocumentElement().normalize();
                        NodeList nodeLst = doc.getElementsByTagName("CD");



                    }//end try
                    catch (Exception e) 
                    {//start catch
                     e.printStackTrace();
                    }//end catch
            } //end if
            else 
            {//start else
                System.out.println("Failed to create directory!");
            }//end else
        }//end if


     }//end if

     //------------------------handles if file chosen is simple.xml----------------------//
     if (fileName.equals("simple.xml"))
     {//start if
     //--------Create new folder in current directory,used mkyong from http://www.mkyong.com/java/how-to-create-directory-in-java/ as a source----------//
        File direc = new File("Records from simple.xml.xml");
        if (!direc.exists()) 
        {//start if
            if (direc.mkdir()) 
            {//start if
                System.out.println("Directory is created!");
            } //end if
            else 
            {//start else
                System.out.println("Failed to create directory!");
            }//end else
        }//end if

        //-------------extracts record from xml file and creates a new file for each record------------//
        File file = new File("simple.xml"); //imports simple.xml
        //TODO: code to extract record and create new files

     }//end if

     //--------------------handles if file chosen is plant_catalog.xml-----------------------//
     if (fileName.equals("plant_catalog.xml"))
     {//start if
        //--------Create new folder in current directory,used mkyong from http://www.mkyong.com/java/how-to-create-directory-in-java/ as a source----------//
        File direc = new File("Records from plant_catalog.xml");
        if (!direc.exists()) 
        {//start if
            if (direc.mkdir()) 
            {//start if
                System.out.println("Directory is created!");
            } //end if
            else 
            {//start else
                System.out.println("Failed to create directory!");
            }//end else
        }//end if

        //-------------extracts record from xml file and creates a new file for each record------------//

        File file = new File("plant_catalog.xml"); //imports plant_catalog.xml

     }//end if

 }//End main
}//end class

Do you have a specific question about this piece of code? Or was this intended to be a code snippet?

Edited 3 Years Ago by mvmalderen

I assume he needs help with the
// TODO part.

I would suggest to get rid of a lot of those
//Start
and
//End
comments, it's make the code a bit ... ugly and busy.

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