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Groovy example source code file (ShortCachedClass.java)

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classinfo, classinfo, number, number, numbercachedclass, object, short, short, shortcachedclass, shortcachedclass

The Groovy ShortCachedClass.java source code

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package org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.stdclasses;

import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.ClassInfo;

 * @author Alex.Tkachman
public class ShortCachedClass extends NumberCachedClass {
    private boolean allowNull;

    public ShortCachedClass(Class klazz, ClassInfo classInfo, boolean allowNull) {
        super(klazz, classInfo);
        this.allowNull = allowNull;

    public Object coerceArgument(Object argument) {
        if (argument instanceof Short) {
            return argument;

        if (argument instanceof Number) {
            return ((Number) argument).shortValue();
        return argument;

    public boolean isDirectlyAssignable(Object argument) {
        return (allowNull && argument == null) || argument instanceof Short;

    public boolean isAssignableFrom(Class classToTransformFrom) {
        return (allowNull && classToTransformFrom == null)
                || classToTransformFrom == Short.class
                || classToTransformFrom == Byte.class
                || classToTransformFrom == Short.TYPE
                || classToTransformFrom == Byte.TYPE;

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