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GPath is a path expression language we've integrated into Groovy which is similar in aims and scope as XPath is to XML.
#1. Expression language for tree structured data
#2. Implementations for XML
#3. Can specify a path to an element
a.b.c -> all the <c> elements inside <b> inside <a>
#4. Can specify attributes
a"@href" -> the href attribute of all the a elements
The best example of GPath for xml is test-new/groovy/util/XmlSlurperTest.groovy.

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package org.codehaus.groovy.sandbox.util

class XmlSlurperTest extends GroovyTestCase {
void testXmlParser() {
    text = """
  <character id="1" name="Wallace">
  <character id="2" name="Gromit">
    node = new XmlSlurper().parseText(text);
    assert node != null
    assert node.children().size() == 3 //, "Children ${node.children()}"
    characters = node.character
    println "node:" + node.children().size()
    println "charcters:" + node.character.size()
    for (c in characters) {
        println c['@name']
    assert characters.size() == 2
    assert node.character.likes.size() == 2 //, "Likes ${node.character.likes}"
    // lets find Gromit
    gromit = node.character.find { it['@id'] == '2' }
    assert gromit != null //, "Should have found Gromit!"
    assert gromit['@name'] == "Gromit"        
    // lets find what Wallace likes in 1 query
    answer = node.character.find { it['@id'] == '1' }.likes[0].text()
    assert answer == "cheese"


Error rendering macro 'link' : Link needs a name and a URL as arguments.
by Jack Herrington.
Error rendering macro 'link' : Link needs a name and a URL as arguments.

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