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Groovy example source code file (ScriptTest.java)

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The Groovy ScriptTest.java source code

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package groovy.lang;

import org.codehaus.groovy.classgen.TestSupport;
import org.codehaus.groovy.control.CompilationFailedException;
import org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.MethodClosure;

import java.io.IOException;

 * Tests some particular script features.
 * @author Guillaume Laforge
public class ScriptTest extends TestSupport {
     * When a method is not found in the current script, checks that it's possible to call a method closure from the binding.
     * @throws IOException
     * @throws CompilationFailedException
     * @throws IllegalAccessException
     * @throws InstantiationException
    public void testInvokeMethodFallsThroughToMethodClosureInBinding() throws IOException, CompilationFailedException, IllegalAccessException, InstantiationException {
        String text = "if (method() == 3) { println 'succeeded' }";

        GroovyCodeSource codeSource = new GroovyCodeSource(text, "groovy.script", "groovy.script");
        GroovyClassLoader loader = new GroovyClassLoader(Thread.currentThread().getContextClassLoader());
        Class clazz = loader.parseClass(codeSource);
        Script script = ((Script) clazz.newInstance());

        Binding binding = new Binding();
        binding.setVariable("method", new MethodClosure(new Dummy(), "method"));


    public static class Dummy {
        public Integer method() {
            return new Integer(3);

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