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Groovy example source code file (ConvertedMap.java)

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Java - Groovy tags/keywords

closure, closure, conversionhandler, convertedmap, convertedmap, map, map, method, object, object, reflection, string, throwable, unsupportedoperationexception, util

The Groovy ConvertedMap.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.
 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
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package org.codehaus.groovy.runtime;

import java.lang.reflect.Method;
import java.util.Map;

import groovy.lang.Closure;

 * This class is a general adapter to adapt a map of closures to
 * any Java interface.
 * <p/>
 * @author <a href="mailto:blackdrag@gmx.org">Jochen Theodorou
public class ConvertedMap extends ConversionHandler {

     * to create a ConvertedMap object.
     * @param closures the map of closures
    protected ConvertedMap(Map closures) {

    public Object invokeCustom(Object proxy, Method method, Object[] args)
            throws Throwable {
        Map m = (Map) getDelegate();
        Closure cl = (Closure) m.get(method.getName());
        if (cl == null) {
            throw new UnsupportedOperationException();
        return cl.call(args);

    public String toString() {
        return DefaultGroovyMethods.toString(getDelegate());

    protected boolean checkMethod(Method method) {
        return isCoreObjectMethod(method);

     * Checks whether a method is a core method from java.lang.Object.
     * Such methods often receive special treatment because they are
     * deemed fundamental enough to not be tampered with.
     * call toString() is an exception to allow overriding toString() by a closure specified in the map
     * @param method the method to check
     * @return true if the method is deemed to be a core method
    public static boolean isCoreObjectMethod(Method method) {
        return ConversionHandler.isCoreObjectMethod(method) && !"toString".equals(method.getName());

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