Apache Commons JEXL

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  1. 0d51930 JEXL-307: fixed lexical feature handling of variable scope in for units (take 3) by henrib · 4 days ago master
  2. 53e5e77 JEXL-307: fixed lexical feature handling of variable scope in for/lambda units by henrib · 5 days ago
  3. a4c4cc9 JEXL-317: added optional interface JexlContext.CancellationHandle by henrib · 5 days ago
  4. 4f1a6d1 JEXL-307: handle top-level lambda creation consistently by henrib · 9 days ago
  5. 2b63192 JEXL-307: added test case on contextually exposed options by henrib · 3 weeks ago

Apache Commons JEXL

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The Apache Commons JEXL library is an implementation of the JSTL Expression Language with extensions.


More information can be found on the Apache Commons JEXL homepage. The JavaDoc can be browsed. Questions related to the usage of Apache Commons JEXL should be posted to the user mailing list.

Where can I get the latest release?

You can download source and binaries from our download page.

Alternatively you can pull it from the central Maven repositories:



We accept Pull Requests via GitHub. The developer mailing list is the main channel of communication for contributors. There are some guidelines which will make applying PRs easier for us:

  • No tabs! Please use spaces for indentation.
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  • Create minimal diffs - disable on save actions like reformat source code or organize imports. If you feel the source code should be reformatted create a separate PR for this change.
  • Provide JUnit tests for your changes and make sure your changes don't break any existing tests by running mvn clean test.

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This code is under the Apache Licence v2.

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