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Commons JXPath example source code file (

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Java - Commons JXPath tags/keywords

abstractfactory, abstractfactory, object, object, pointer, pointer, string, string

The Commons JXPath source code

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package org.apache.commons.jxpath;

 * The  {@link JXPathContext#createPath JXPathContext.createPath()} method of
 * JXPathContext can create missing objects as it traverses an XPath; it
 * utilizes an AbstractFactory for that purpose. Install a factory on
 * JXPathContext by calling {@link JXPathContext#setFactory JXPathContext.
 * setFactory()}.
 * <p>
 * All  methods of this class return false.  Override any of them to return true
 * to indicate that the factory has successfully created the described object.
 * @author Dmitri Plotnikov
 * @version $Revision: 652845 $ $Date: 2008-05-02 12:46:46 -0500 (Fri, 02 May 2008) $
public abstract class AbstractFactory {

     * The  parameters may describe a collection element or an individual
     * object. It is up to the factory to infer which one it is. If it is a
     * collection, the factory should check if the collection exists.  If not,
     * it should create the collection. Then it should create the index'th
     * element of the collection and return true.
     * <p>
     * @param context can be used to evaluate other XPaths, get to variables
     * etc.
     * @param pointer describes the location of the node to be created
     * @param parent is the object that will serve as a parent of the new
     * object
     * @param name is the name of the child of the parent that needs to be
     * created. In the case of DOM may be qualified.
     * @param index is used if the pointer represents a collection element. You
     * may need to expand or even create the collection to accommodate the new
     * element.
     * @return true if the object was successfully created
    public boolean createObject(JXPathContext context, Pointer pointer,
                                Object parent, String name, int index) {
        return false;

     * Declare the specified variable
     * @param context hosts variable pools. See
     * {@link JXPathContext#getVariables() JXPathContext.getVariables()}
     * @param name is the name of the variable without the "$" sign
     * @return true if the variable was successfully defined
    public boolean declareVariable(JXPathContext context, String name) {
        return false;

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