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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LANG-790) Null safe Navigation in ObjectUtils
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2012 02:01:24 GMT


Henri Yandell commented on LANG-790:

Seems like a BeanUtils function. 
> Null safe Navigation in ObjectUtils
> -----------------------------------
>                 Key: LANG-790
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: New Feature
>            Reporter: Gokul Nanthakumar C
> Adding a method for null safe navigation of objects will be very helpful. for example
a method like
> ObjectUtils.getValue(Object obj, String "path", String defaultValue); 
> ex :ObjectUtils.getValue(myObject, "x.y.z", "default");
> it will navigate in the myObject like myObject.getX().getY().getZ(), if any thing in
the path is null (x,y or z), it will return the default value.
> It will be really useful, it is like null safe navigation in groovy.

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