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From "Musall, Maik" <>
Subject Re: in-memory filter by Expression accessing regular methods
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:07:38 GMT
Hi John,

how do you mean that? Those filter paths come from the UI, passed on by the user assembling
filter criteria. I wouldn't use string filter paths if the criteria would be constant.


> Am 12.04.2017 um 19:03 schrieb John Huss <>:
> Just use a java 8 stream and lambda in addition or instead of.
> On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 4:48 PM Musall, Maik <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> when filtering a list of objects by expression.filterObjects( list ), is
>> there a way for the expression to access regular methods instead of Cayenne
>> db properties?
>> Use Case: I have a class A that has several relationships to class B, and
>> it depends on a number of factors which is relevant in this case. So there
>> is a method that returns either this or that relation to class B. I would
>> like to include the method name in the expression path. (This was possible
>> in EOF, and I just found that it doesn't work in Cayenne.)
>> Thanks
>> Maik

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