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Java - Groovy tags/keywords

classnode, constructorcallexpression, constructorcallexpression, constructornode, constructornode, expression, expressionstatement, expressionstatement, methodnode, parameter, statement, statement, variablescope

The Groovy source code

 * Copyright 2003-2007 the original author or authors.
 * 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 org.codehaus.groovy.ast;

import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.expr.ConstructorCallExpression;
import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.expr.Expression;
import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.stmt.ExpressionStatement;
import org.codehaus.groovy.ast.stmt.Statement;

 * Represents a constructor declaration
 * @author <a href="">James Strachan
 * @version $Revision: 15098 $
public class ConstructorNode extends MethodNode {
    public ConstructorNode(int modifiers, Statement code) {
        this(modifiers, Parameter.EMPTY_ARRAY, ClassNode.EMPTY_ARRAY, code);
    public ConstructorNode(int modifiers, Parameter[] parameters, ClassNode[] exceptions, Statement code) {
        // This variable scope is thrown out and replaced with a different one during semantic analysis.
        VariableScope scope = new VariableScope();
        for (int i = 0; i < parameters.length; i++) {
    public boolean firstStatementIsSpecialConstructorCall() {
        Statement code = getFirstStatement();
        if (code == null || !(code instanceof ExpressionStatement)) return false;

        Expression expression = ((ExpressionStatement) code).getExpression();
        if (!(expression instanceof ConstructorCallExpression)) return false;
        ConstructorCallExpression cce = (ConstructorCallExpression) expression;
        return cce.isSpecialCall();


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