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xsiType

xsiType(String, Namespace)

Creates a xsi:type type attribute. This method returns an object, so it must be used with dynamic attributes.

Introduced in DataWeave 2.2.2. Supported by Mule 4.2.2 and later.

Parameters

Name Description

name

The name of the schema type that is referenced without the prefix.

namespace

The namespace of that type.

Example

This example shows how the xsiType behaves under different inputs.

Source

%dw 2.0
output application/xml
ns acme http://acme.com
---
  {
      user @((xsiType("user", acme))): {
          name: "Peter",
          lastName: "Parker"
      }
  }

Output

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
 <user xsi:type="acme:user" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:acme="http://acme.com">
     <name>Peter</name>
     <lastName>Parker</lastName>
 </user>

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