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Gets the last child element of a node.

 * XAdES4j - A Java library for generation and verification of XAdES signatures.
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//package xades4j.utils;

import org.w3c.dom.Element;
import org.w3c.dom.Node;

 * Utility methods for DOM nodes.
 * @author Lus
public class DOMHelper {

     * Gets the last child element of a node.
     * @param node the node to get the child from
     * @return the last element child of {@code node} or {@code null} if none
     * @throws NullPointerException if {@code node} is {@code null}
    public static Element getLastChildElement(Node node)
        node = node.getLastChild();
        while (node != null && node.getNodeType() != Node.ELEMENT_NODE)
            node = node.getPreviousSibling();
        return (Element)node;



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