Read XML file in Java

XML file: MyXMLFile.xml

<?xml version="1.0"?>

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 XMLReader {

 public static void main(String argv[]) {

  try {
  File file = new File("c:\\MyXMLFile.xml");
  DocumentBuilderFactory dbf = DocumentBuilderFactory.newInstance();
  DocumentBuilder db = dbf.newDocumentBuilder();
  Document doc = db.parse(file);
  System.out.println("Root element " + doc.getDocumentElement().getNodeName());
  NodeList nodeLst = doc.getElementsByTagName("employee");
  System.out.println("Information of all employees");

  for (int s = 0; s < nodeLst.getLength(); s++) {

    Node fstNode = nodeLst.item(s);
    if (fstNode.getNodeType() == Node.ELEMENT_NODE) {
           Element fstElmnt = (ElementfstNode;
      NodeList fstNmElmntLst = fstElmnt.getElementsByTagName("firstname");
      Element fstNmElmnt = (ElementfstNmElmntLst.item(0);
      NodeList fstNm = fstNmElmnt.getChildNodes();
      System.out.println("First Name : "  ((NodefstNm.item(0)).getNodeValue());
      NodeList lstNmElmntLst = fstElmnt.getElementsByTagName("lastname");
      Element lstNmElmnt = (ElementlstNmElmntLst.item(0);
      NodeList lstNm = lstNmElmnt.getChildNodes();
      System.out.println("Last Name : " ((NodelstNm.item(0)).getNodeValue());

  catch (Exception e) {


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