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Groovy example source code file (FilteredNodeChildren.java)

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closure, closure, filterednodechildren, filterednodechildren, gpathresult, iterator, iterator, map, nodechild, nodechildren, object, object, string, unsupportedoperationexception, util

The Groovy FilteredNodeChildren.java source code

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 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
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package groovy.util.slurpersupport;

import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.Map;

import org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.typehandling.DefaultTypeTransformation;

import groovy.lang.Closure;

 * Lazy evaluated representation of child nodes filtered by a Closure.
 * @author John Wilson
public class FilteredNodeChildren extends NodeChildren {
    private final Closure closure;

     * @param parent the GPathResult prior to the application of the expression creating this GPathResult
     * @param closure the Closure to use to filter the nodes
     * @param namespaceTagHints the known tag to namespace mappings
    public FilteredNodeChildren(final GPathResult parent, final Closure closure, final Map<String, String> namespaceTagHints) {
        super(parent, parent.name, namespaceTagHints);
        this.closure = closure;

    public Iterator iterator() {
        return new Iterator() {
            final Iterator iter = FilteredNodeChildren.this.parent.iterator();
            Object next = null;

            public boolean hasNext() {
                while (this.iter.hasNext()) {
                    final Object childNode = this.iter.next();
                    if (closureYieldsTrueForNode(childNode)) {
                        this.next = childNode;
                        return true;
                return false;

            public Object next() {
                return this.next;

            public void remove() {
                throw new UnsupportedOperationException();

    public Iterator nodeIterator() {
        return new NodeIterator(this.parent.nodeIterator()) {
            protected Object getNextNode(final Iterator iter) {
                while (iter.hasNext()) {
                    final Object node = iter.next();
                    if (closureYieldsTrueForNode(new NodeChild((Node) node, FilteredNodeChildren.this.parent, FilteredNodeChildren.this.namespaceTagHints))) {
                        return node;
                return null;

    private boolean closureYieldsTrueForNode(Object childNode) {
        return DefaultTypeTransformation.castToBoolean(FilteredNodeChildren.this.closure.call(new Object[]{childNode}));

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