Stream Method Proposal: long count(Predicate<? super T> predicate)

Tagir Valeev amaembo at
Thu Nov 8 09:46:33 UTC 2018

What's wrong with `filter(predicate).count()`? Saving nine characters?

With best regards,
Tagir Valeev.
On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 8:02 AM Jacob Glickman <jhg023 at> wrote:
>  Hello!
> I see myself having to often call count() as a terminal operation on a
> Stream immediately after performing a filter operation. How feasible would
> it be to add an overloaded count() method that accepts a Predicate, which
> it uses as a filter before returning the count of elements in the Stream?
> If this is supported, I'd gladly create the webrev & tests for it!
> I suppose the method signature can be something along the lines of:
>     long count(Predicate<? super T> predicate)
> It would also seem reasonable to give this method to IntStream,
> DoubleStream, and LongStream, but allowing them to use IntPredicate,
> DoublePredicate, and LongPredicate respectively.
> Thanks,
> Jacob Glickman

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