Interface Filter<T>

All Known Implementing Classes:
AllOfFilter, AnnotationFilter, AnnotationLoaderUtil, AnnotationTypeFilter, AutoDetectFileFormat.IsImportableFilter, BasicItemFilter, ContextUtil.IsInContextFilter, DeletedFilter, DisabledInheritanceFilter, EqualsFilter, ExtensionPointFilter, GeoLocation.ResponseFilter, HasAttributeFilter, IdentityFilter, IgnoreFilter, InheritAnnotationsManager.AnnotationTypeFilter, InheritAnnotationsManager.UsableParentFilter, InheritSpecification, InstalledFilter, InstallFilter, InstanceOfFilter, InvalidAndModifiedFilter, InverseFilter, ItemTypeFilter, NodeTypeFilter, NoneOfFilter, NotNullFilter, OneOfFilter, PluginDefinitionFilter, ProjectSpecificInfoFilter, RawDataTypeFilter, ReturnClassFilter, StaticFilter, SubtypeFilter, UninstallFilter, ValidAndNewOrModifiedFilter, WasProcessedFilter

public interface Filter<T>
A filter is something that selectes or rejects an object due to some property of it. Filters are often used to filter a collection of object to create a sub-collection where all objects share some property.
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Last modified
$Date: 2008-10-21 09:20:40 +0200 (ti, 21 okt 2008) $
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type Method Description
    boolean evaluate​(T object)
    Evaluate if the given object should pass the filter or not.
  • Method Details

    • evaluate

      boolean evaluate​(T object)
      Evaluate if the given object should pass the filter or not.
      object - The object to evaluate
      TRUE if the object passes the filter, FALSE otherwise