Apache Commons JEXL

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  1. c716d1d JEXL-275: strict mode is enough (wrt safe) to detect undefined vars as arguments by henrib · 4 weeks ago master
  2. 46c3172 JEXL-330: different solution due, some regressions in real world tests by henrib · 7 weeks ago
  3. 01e1ae7 JEXL-328: force lexical/lexicalShade from features to options by henrib · 7 weeks ago
  4. 1c2bdb4 JEXL-330: use source in parsing error reporting by henrib · 7 weeks ago
  5. 5c0a1c5 Merge branch 'master' of https://gitbox.apache.org/repos/asf/commons-jexl by henrib · 7 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.
  • Respect the code style.
  • 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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