added in API level 1

NodeList

public interface NodeList

org.w3c.dom.NodeList


The NodeList interface provides the abstraction of an ordered collection of nodes, without defining or constraining how this collection is implemented. NodeList objects in the DOM are live.

The items in the NodeList are accessible via an integral index, starting from 0.

See also the Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Core Specification.

Summary

Public methods

abstract int getLength()

The number of nodes in the list.

abstract Node item(int index)

Returns the indexth item in the collection.

Public methods

getLength

added in API level 1
public abstract int getLength ()

The number of nodes in the list. The range of valid child node indices is 0 to length-1 inclusive.

Returns
int

item

added in API level 1
public abstract Node item (int index)

Returns the indexth item in the collection. If index is greater than or equal to the number of nodes in the list, this returns null.

Parameters
index int: Index into the collection.

Returns
Node The node at the indexth position in the NodeList, or null if that is not a valid index.