Interface StateFactory

Known Subinterfaces:

public interface StateFactory

Represents a factory, producing the object states for binding. The operation, performed by this factory, is the reverse operation with related to the operation, performed by the ObjectFactory. Classes, implementing this interface, must be public and have public parameterless constructor.
See Also:
DirStateFactory, ObjectFactory

Method Summary

getStateToBind(Object obj, Name name, Context nameCtx, Hashtable environment)
Get the object state for binding.

Method Details


public Object getStateToBind(Object obj,
                             Name name,
                             Context nameCtx,
                             Hashtable environment)
            throws NamingException
Get the object state for binding.
obj - the object, for that the binding state must be retrieved. Cannot be null.
name - the name of this object, related to the nameCtx. Can be null if not specified.
nameCtx - the naming context, to that the object name is related. Can be null if the name is related to the initial default context.
environment - the properties for creating the object state. Can be null if no properties are provided.
the object state for binding, may be null if no changes are returned by the factory
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