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Java Joy: Turn A Pattern Into A Predicate

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Hubert Klein Ikkink

This week at work a colleague showed a nice feature of the Pattern class in Java: we can easily turn a Pattern into a Predicate with the asPredicate and asMatchPredicate methods. The asPredicate method return a predicate for testing if the pattern can be found given string. And the asMatchPredicate return a predicate for testing if the pattern matches a given string.

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