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Commons Collections example source code file (TransformerPredicate.java)

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The Commons Collections TransformerPredicate.java source code

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package org.apache.commons.collections.functors;

import java.io.Serializable;

import org.apache.commons.collections.FunctorException;
import org.apache.commons.collections.Predicate;
import org.apache.commons.collections.Transformer;

 * Predicate implementation that returns the result of a transformer.
 * @since Commons Collections 3.0
 * @version $Revision: 646777 $ $Date: 2008-04-10 13:33:15 +0100 (Thu, 10 Apr 2008) $
 * @author Stephen Colebourne
public final class TransformerPredicate implements Predicate, Serializable {

    /** Serial version UID */
    private static final long serialVersionUID = -2407966402920578741L;
    /** The transformer to call */
    private final Transformer iTransformer;
     * Factory to create the predicate.
     * @param transformer  the transformer to decorate
     * @return the predicate
     * @throws IllegalArgumentException if the transformer is null
    public static Predicate getInstance(Transformer transformer) {
        if (transformer == null) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("The transformer to call must not be null");
        return new TransformerPredicate(transformer);

     * Constructor that performs no validation.
     * Use <code>getInstance if you want that.
     * @param transformer  the transformer to decorate
    public TransformerPredicate(Transformer transformer) {
        iTransformer = transformer;

     * Evaluates the predicate returning the result of the decorated transformer.
     * @param object  the input object
     * @return true if decorated transformer returns Boolean.TRUE
     * @throws FunctorException if the transformer returns an invalid type
    public boolean evaluate(Object object) {
        Object result = iTransformer.transform(object);
        if (result instanceof Boolean == false) {
            throw new FunctorException(
                "Transformer must return an instanceof Boolean, it was a "
                    + (result == null ? "null object" : result.getClass().getName()));
        return ((Boolean) result).booleanValue();

     * Gets the transformer.
     * @return the transformer
     * @since Commons Collections 3.1
    public Transformer getTransformer() {
        return iTransformer;


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