Class UsageGraph

  • All Implemented Interfaces:

    public class UsageGraph
    extends java.lang.Object
    implements NodeVisitorAcceptor
    A UsageGraph tracks usage references between Java classes, based upon a parsing of the class files. Once the UsageGraph is built, it may be visited to perform additional post-processing, or usage relationship analysis.

    The UsageGraph is composed of ClassNodes. Each ClassNode has various MemberNodes, specifically ConstructorNodes, FieldNodes, and MethodNodes. Each of these MemberNodes keeps track of other MemberNodes which it uses and other MemberNodes which are users of it. In this sense, the graph can navigated bi-directionally across the use relationship between MemberNodes.

    Great effort is taken to keep the bookkeeping of the UsageGraph as tight as possible, so that rather large code bases can be analyzed. While nodes can grant access to the underlying Java Reflection APIs (e.g. Class, Constructor, Field, Member), the results are stored using WeakReferences to assist with memory usage.

    A class Filter can be specified to limit the set of classes on which usage references will be tracked. This is often done to limit memory usage to interesting classes. For example, the java.util package is very often used, and tracking usages would require a massive bookkeeping effort which has little value.

    See Also:
    UsageGraphBuilder, ClassNode, MemberNode, ConstructorNode, FieldNode, MethodNode, NodeVisitor, NodeVisitorAcceptor
    • Field Summary

      Modifier and Type Field Description
      protected Filter<java.lang.String> classFilter  
    • Constructor Summary

      Constructor Description
      UsageGraph​(Filter<java.lang.String> classFilter)  
    • Method Summary

      All Methods Instance Methods Concrete Methods 
      Modifier and Type Method Description
      java.lang.Object accept​(NodeVisitor visitor, java.lang.Object data)  
      ClassNode defineClass​(java.lang.String className)  
      MemberNode defineConstructor​(java.lang.String className, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String desc)  
      FieldNode defineField​(java.lang.String className, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String desc)  
      MemberNode defineMethod​(java.lang.String className, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String desc)  
      boolean isClass​(java.lang.String className)  
      void usageField​(java.lang.String className, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String desc, MemberNode usingMemberNode)  
      void usageMethod​(java.lang.String className, java.lang.String name, java.lang.String desc, MemberNode usingMemberNode)  
      • Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

        clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
    • Field Detail

      • classFilter

        protected final Filter<java.lang.String> classFilter
    • Constructor Detail

      • UsageGraph

        public UsageGraph​(Filter<java.lang.String> classFilter)
    • Method Detail

      • isClass

        public boolean isClass​(java.lang.String className)
      • defineClass

        public ClassNode defineClass​(java.lang.String className)
      • defineField

        public FieldNode defineField​(java.lang.String className,
                                     java.lang.String name,
                                     java.lang.String desc)
      • defineConstructor

        public MemberNode defineConstructor​(java.lang.String className,
                                            java.lang.String name,
                                            java.lang.String desc)
      • defineMethod

        public MemberNode defineMethod​(java.lang.String className,
                                       java.lang.String name,
                                       java.lang.String desc)
      • usageField

        public void usageField​(java.lang.String className,
                               java.lang.String name,
                               java.lang.String desc,
                               MemberNode usingMemberNode)
      • usageMethod

        public void usageMethod​(java.lang.String className,
                                java.lang.String name,
                                java.lang.String desc,
                                MemberNode usingMemberNode)