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Commons Collections example source code file (ClosureTransformer.java)

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The Commons Collections ClosureTransformer.java source code

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package org.apache.commons.collections.functors;

import java.io.Serializable;

import org.apache.commons.collections.Closure;
import org.apache.commons.collections.Transformer;

 * Transformer implementation that calls a Closure using the input object
 * and then returns the input.
 * @since Commons Collections 3.0
 * @version $Revision: 646777 $ $Date: 2008-04-10 13:33:15 +0100 (Thu, 10 Apr 2008) $
 * @author Stephen Colebourne
public class ClosureTransformer implements Transformer, Serializable {

    /** Serial version UID */
    private static final long serialVersionUID = 478466901448617286L;

    /** The closure to wrap */
    private final Closure iClosure;

     * Factory method that performs validation.
     * @param closure  the closure to call, not null
     * @return the <code>closure transformer
     * @throws IllegalArgumentException if the closure is null
    public static Transformer getInstance(Closure closure) {
        if (closure == null) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Closure must not be null");
        return new ClosureTransformer(closure);

     * Constructor that performs no validation.
     * Use <code>getInstance if you want that.
     * @param closure  the closure to call, not null
    public ClosureTransformer(Closure closure) {
        iClosure = closure;

     * Transforms the input to result by executing a closure.
     * @param input  the input object to transform
     * @return the transformed result
    public Object transform(Object input) {
        return input;

     * Gets the closure.
     * @return the closure
     * @since Commons Collections 3.1
    public Closure getClosure() {
        return iClosure;


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