Package groovy.lang

Class Binding

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    GroovyObject
    Direct Known Subclasses:
    FactoryBuilderSupport, ServletBinding

    public class Binding
    extends GroovyObjectSupport
    Represents the variable bindings of a script which can be altered from outside the script object or created outside of a script and passed into it.

    Binding instances are not supposed to be used in a multi-threaded context.

    • Constructor Detail

      • Binding

        public Binding()
      • Binding

        public Binding​(Map variables)
      • Binding

        public Binding​(String[] args)
        A helper constructor used in main(String[]) method calls
        Parameters:
        args - are the command line arguments from a main()
    • Method Detail

      • getVariable

        public Object getVariable​(String name)
        Parameters:
        name - the name of the variable to lookup
        Returns:
        the variable value
      • setVariable

        public void setVariable​(String name,
                                Object value)
        Sets the value of the given variable
        Parameters:
        name - the name of the variable to set
        value - the new value for the given variable
      • removeVariable

        public void removeVariable​(String name)
        remove the variable with the specified name
        Parameters:
        name - the name of the variable to remove
      • hasVariable

        public boolean hasVariable​(String name)
        Simple check for whether the binding contains a particular variable or not.
        Parameters:
        name - the name of the variable to check for
      • getVariables

        public Map getVariables()
      • getProperty

        public Object getProperty​(String property)
        Overloaded to make variables appear as bean properties or via the subscript operator
        Specified by:
        getProperty in interface GroovyObject
        Overrides:
        getProperty in class GroovyObjectSupport
        Parameters:
        property - the name of the property of interest
        Returns:
        the given property
      • setProperty

        public void setProperty​(String property,
                                Object newValue)
        Overloaded to make variables appear as bean properties or via the subscript operator
        Specified by:
        setProperty in interface GroovyObject
        Overrides:
        setProperty in class GroovyObjectSupport
        Parameters:
        property - the name of the property of interest
        newValue - the new value for the property