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  • Apache XML Security for Java: This library includes the standard JSR-105 (Java XML Digital Signature) API,  a mature DOM-based implementation of both XML Signature and XML Encryption, as well as a more recent StAX-based (streaming) XML Signature and XML Encryption implementation.
  • Apache XML Security for C++: This library includes a mature Digital Signature and Encryption implementation using a proprietary C++ API on top of the Xerces-C XML Parser's DOM API. It includes a pluggable cryptographic layer, but support for alternatives to OpenSSL are less complete and less mature.


February 2024

Version 4.0.2 and 3.0.4 of the Apache XML Security for Java library have been released. They contain a new feature to support Key Agreement using ECDH-ES.

November 2023

Version 4.0.1 of the Apache XML Security for Java library has been released, containing a bug fix (SANTUARIO-609 - Remove call to Signature.getProvider() in debug log)