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Java - Groovy tags/keywords

cannot, cannot, dom, iterator, iterator, node, nodelist, nodelist, unsupportedoperationexception, unsupportedoperationexception, util, xmlgroovymethods

The Groovy 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 org.codehaus.groovy.runtime;

import org.w3c.dom.Node;
import org.w3c.dom.NodeList;

import java.util.Iterator;

 * This class defines all the new XML-related groovy methods which enhance
 * the normal JDK XML classes when inside the Groovy environment.
 * Static methods are used with the first parameter the destination class.
 * @author Paul King
 * @author Jochen Theodorou
public class XmlGroovyMethods {

     * Makes NodeList iterable by returning a read-only Iterator which traverses
     * over each Node.
     * @param nodeList a NodeList
     * @return an Iterator for a NodeList
     * @since 1.0
    public static Iterator<Node> iterator(final NodeList nodeList) {
        return new Iterator<Node>() {
            private int current /* = 0 */;

            public boolean hasNext() {
                return current < nodeList.getLength();

            public Node next() {
                return nodeList.item(current++);

            public void remove() {
                throw new UnsupportedOperationException("Cannot remove() from a NodeList iterator");


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