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From Arnaud Estève <arnaud.est...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Get delegate in an ExtensionModule
Date Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:41:58 GMT
Wow, nice, and fast.

Thanks a lot !

Just a question (pure curiosity) though, what happens when many jars
register many extension modules on the same type/method, and you embed both
the jars ?

On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 11:18 AM, Dinko Srkoč <dinko.srkoc@gmail.com> wrote:

> Just forward the call to the original `asType` method:
>
>   org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.StringGroovyMethods.asType(self, someClass)
>
> Cheers,
> Dinko
>
> On 4 December 2015 at 10:16, Arnaud Estève <arnaud.esteve@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm currently playing with extension modules and congrats, it's very fun
> to
> > add syntaxic sugar to an existing API.
> >
> > I was wondering if it was possible to delegate to the "super" method
> within
> > an extension module.
> >
> > For instance, let's imagine I want to overload String's asType() method :
> >
> > class MyStringExtension {
> >   static Object asType(String self, Class someClass) {
> >     if (myClass = SomethingICanHandler.class) {
> >       // create an object from my string
> >     } else {
> >       // Here I'd like to "delegate" to the default String asType()
> method
> >     }
> >   }
> > }
> >
> > With metaclass it would be easy, but is it even possible (and does it
> make
> > sense ?) to do so with an extension module ?
> >
> > Thanks a lot :)
> >
>

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