Validate RDF data
using Shex in java

ShExJava currently implements ShEx 2.0. It is released under the LGPL-3.0 licence. The source code and instructions for install can be found on GitHub.

News

Version 1.1a has been released on june 25 2018. It is avaible on maven and github.

Features

ShExJava now uses the Commons RDF API and so support RDF4J, Jena, JSON-LD-Java, OWL API and Apache Clerezza. It can parse ShEx schema in the ShEcC, ShEJ, ShExR formats and can serialize a schema in ShExJ.

To validate data against a ShExSchema using ShExJava, you have two different algorithms:

The algorithms have been published in Semantics and Validation of Shapes Schemas for RDF.

Examples of using the library on small examples can be found on the GitHub page. To play with small example, it's also possible to use the demonstrator that comes with a set of example.

Contact

If you have an issue with the implementation, an extension or an optimization that you like to have, some feedback to give or any other question, you can create an issue on GitHub or contact the current maintener.