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Groovy example source code file (NewStaticMetaMethod.java)

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newmetamethod, newmetamethod, newstaticmetamethod, newstaticmetamethod, object, object, reflection

The Groovy NewStaticMetaMethod.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 org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.metaclass;

import org.codehaus.groovy.reflection.CachedMethod;

import java.lang.reflect.Modifier;

 * A MetaMethod implementation where the underlying method is really a static
 * helper method on some class.
 * This implementation is used to add new static methods to the JDK writing them as normal
 * static methods with the first parameter being the class on which the method is added.
 * @author Guillaume Laforge
 * @version $Revision: 8959 $
public class NewStaticMetaMethod extends NewMetaMethod {

    public NewStaticMetaMethod(CachedMethod method) {

    public boolean isStatic() {
        return true;

    public int getModifiers() {
        return Modifier.PUBLIC | Modifier.STATIC;

    public Object invoke(Object object, Object[] arguments) {
        int size = arguments.length;
        Object[] newArguments = new Object[size + 1];
        System.arraycopy(arguments, 0, newArguments, 1, size);
        newArguments[0] = null;
        return super.invoke(null, newArguments);

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