| career | drupal | java | mac | mysql | perl | scala | uml | unix  

Ant example source code file (

This example Ant source code file ( is included in the "Java Source Code Warehouse" project. The intent of this project is to help you "Learn Java by Example" TM.

Java - Ant tags/keywords

algorithm, algorithm, io, string, string

The source code

 *  Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
 *  contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
 *  this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
 *  The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
 *  (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
 *  the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at
 *  Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
 *  distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
 *  WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
 *  See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
 *  limitations under the License.



 * The <i>Algorithm defines how a value for a file is computed.
 * It must be sure that multiple calls for the same file results in the
 * same value.
 * The implementing class should implement a useful toString() method.
 * @version 2003-09-13
 * @since  Ant 1.6
public interface Algorithm {

     * Checks its prerequisites.
     * @return <i>true if all is ok, otherwise false.
    boolean isValid();

     * Get the value for a file.
     * @param file    File object for which the value should be evaluated.
     * @return        The value for that file
    String getValue(File file);

Other Ant examples (source code examples)

Here is a short list of links related to this Ant source code file:

... this post is sponsored by my books ...

#1 New Release!

FP Best Seller


new blog posts


Copyright 1998-2021 Alvin Alexander,
All Rights Reserved.

A percentage of advertising revenue from
pages under the /java/jwarehouse URI on this website is
paid back to open source projects.