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Commons JXPath example source code file (

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Java - Commons JXPath tags/keywords

basictypeconverter, class, class, hashmap, hashmap, object, object, primitive_type_map, typeconverter, typeconverter, typeutils, util

The Commons JXPath source code

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package org.apache.commons.jxpath.util;

import java.util.HashMap;

 * Global type conversion utilities.
 * @author Dmitri Plotnikov
 * @version $Revision: 652845 $ $Date: 2008-05-02 12:46:46 -0500 (Fri, 02 May 2008) $
public class TypeUtils {
    private static TypeConverter typeConverter = new BasicTypeConverter();
    private static final HashMap PRIMITIVE_TYPE_MAP = new HashMap() {
            put(int.class, Integer.class);
            put(byte.class, Byte.class);
            put(short.class, Short.class);
            put(char.class, Character.class);
            put(long.class, Long.class);
            put(float.class, Float.class);
            put(double.class, Double.class);
            put(boolean.class, Boolean.class);

     * Install an alternative type converter.
     * @param converter new TypeConverter
    public static synchronized void setTypeConverter(TypeConverter converter) {
        typeConverter = converter;

     * Returns the current type converter.
     * @return TypeConverter
    public static TypeConverter getTypeConverter() {
        return typeConverter;

     * Returns true if the global converter can convert the supplied
     * object to the specified type.
     * @param object object to test
     * @param toType target class
     * @return boolean
    public static boolean canConvert(Object object, Class toType) {
        return typeConverter.canConvert(object, toType);

     * Converts the supplied object to the specified type. May
     * throw a RuntimeException.
     * @param object object to convert
     * @param toType target class
     * @return resulting Object
    public static Object convert(Object object, Class toType) {
        return typeConverter.convert(object, toType);

     * Return the appropriate wrapper type for the specified class.
     * @param p Class for which to retrieve a wrapper class.
     * @return the wrapper if <code>p is primitive, else p.
     * @since JXPath 1.3
    public static Class wrapPrimitive(Class p) {
        return p.isPrimitive() ? (Class) PRIMITIVE_TYPE_MAP.get(p) : p;

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