javax.faces.view.facelets
Class MetadataTarget

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.faces.view.facelets.MetadataTarget

public abstract class MetadataTarget
extends Object

Information used with MetaRule for determining how and what Metadata should be wired.

Since:
2.0

Constructor Summary
MetadataTarget()
           
 
Method Summary
abstract  PropertyDescriptor getProperty(String name)
          

Return a beans PropertyDescriptor for the property with name given by argument name.

abstract  Class getPropertyType(String name)
          

Return a Class for the property with name given by argument name.

abstract  Method getReadMethod(String name)
          

Return a Method for the getter of the property with name given by argument name.

abstract  Class getTargetClass()
          

Return the Class of the metadata target.

abstract  Method getWriteMethod(String name)
          

Return a Method for the setter of the property with name given by argument name.

abstract  boolean isTargetInstanceOf(Class type)
          

Return true if the target for this metadata element is an instance of the argument type.

 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

MetadataTarget

public MetadataTarget()
Method Detail

getProperty

public abstract PropertyDescriptor getProperty(String name)

Return a beans PropertyDescriptor for the property with name given by argument name.

Parameters:
name - the name of the property for which the PropertyDescriptor must be returned.

isTargetInstanceOf

public abstract boolean isTargetInstanceOf(Class type)

Return true if the target for this metadata element is an instance of the argument type.

Parameters:
type - the Class to test for the instance of.

getTargetClass

public abstract Class getTargetClass()

Return the Class of the metadata target.


getPropertyType

public abstract Class getPropertyType(String name)

Return a Class for the property with name given by argument name.

Parameters:
name - the name of the property for which the Class must be returned.

getWriteMethod

public abstract Method getWriteMethod(String name)

Return a Method for the setter of the property with name given by argument name.

Parameters:
name - the name of the property for which the Method must be returned.

getReadMethod

public abstract Method getReadMethod(String name)

Return a Method for the getter of the property with name given by argument name.

Parameters:
name - the name of the property for which the Method must be returned.


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