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Check out Eitan Suez's presentation that was given at the Atlanta Java Software Symposium this past November!

User Community Tutorials


Castor in the press...

IBM developerWorks (October 2003)

Elias Torres, Brian D Goodman and Kevin Gibbs explain in their article how to integrate Castor with Apache Axis to process Document Style Web Services. Read

Castor Cures Your Data Binding Ills (developer.com, March 2003)

Thomas Hammell discusses both Castor XML and Castor J/DO as he walks the reader through a real world XML and RDB data binding example. Read

IBM developerWorks (January 2003)

Dennis Sonoski concludes its data-binding serie on developerWorks by taking a look at the performance of the different data-binding frameworks. Read

IBM developerWorks (January 2003)

Dennis Sonoski continues his series on the data binding approach by giving a global overview of 5 data binding frameworks including Castor and JAXB. Read

O/R Mapping with Castor JDO in the Real World (December 2002)

David Colwell discusses the pros and cons of his experience with Castor JDO as well as some feeback about how he worked around some of its limitations. Read

O'Reilly ONJava (October 2002)

Jeff Lowery provides an introduction to the Castor JDO framework. Read

IBM developerWorks (August 2002)

Castor JDO lead Bruce Snyder gives an overview of Castor JDO and introduces the reader to the basics of working with the JDO framework. Read

O'Reilly XML.com (July 2002)

Niel Bornstein drafts a introduction to the .Net Data-Binding framework and to Castor. This introduction compares both approaches. Read

IBM developerWorks (April 2002)

Enterprise Java expert Dennis Sosnoski introduces data binding and discusses what makes it so appealing. He illustrates the article using Castor. Read

Javaworld (April 2002)

Jacek Kruszelnicki discusses the pros and cons of Sun JDO and Castor JDO. Read

Javaworld (December 2001)

Sam Brodkin shed light on the Data-binding world using JAXB and Castor XML. Read

O'Reilly Onjava.com (October 2001)

Dion Almaer gives a good introduction to Castor XML. Read


Castor in the literature...

XML Application Developer's Guide by BORLAND (2001)

Borland is using Castor among the XML features present in JBuilder 6. This book contains a chapter on data-binding using Castor inside JBuilder 6. Download

Professional XML (2nd Edition) Chapter 15 (June 2001)

A chapter written by Keith Visco about Castor XML. Available for Download at Wrox: Download


Castor in conferences...

Atlanta Java Software Symposium (November 2002) - New

Eitan Suez, of UptoData, Inc. - A great Castor evangelist in his own right, gave the following excellent presentation on Castor XML and JDO at the Atlanta Java Software Symposium, among other notable conferences. Download - presentation
- XML/JDO Mapping Examples
- Source Generator Examples

XML One Amsterdam (September 2001)

Andrew Fawcett, of CODA - our main evangelist, gave a presentation on implementing XML data binding solutions using web-services with Castor at the XML One conference in Amsterdam, September 2001. Download

XML One London (March 2001)

Andrew Fawcett, of CODA, gave a presentation on XML data binding with Castor at the XML One conference in London, March 2001. Download

O'Reilly Java Conference (March 2000)

The first public presentation on Castor was done at the O'Reilly Java Conference in March 2000. It's a little dated, but still serves as a decent overview of what Castor is all about. View the presentation.

User Community Tutorials


A minitutorial for using Castor JDO with MySQL. Read

CASTOR Tutorial

A small Castor XML tutorial. Read

Tutorial: Schema databinding with Castor

A tutorial explaining how to use JBuilder's XML databinding features using XML schema and Castor XML to generate Java classes. Read


The Town Of Castor

The Town Of Castor resides in East Central Alberta, Canada. Read


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