javax.jnlp
Class ServiceManager

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.jnlp.ServiceManager

public final class ServiceManager
extends java.lang.Object

The ServiceManager provides static methods to lookup JNLP services. This class is abstract and final and cannot be instantiated.

Requests are delegated to a ServiceManagerStub object. This object must be set by the JNLP Client on startup using the setServiceManagerStub method.

Since:
1.0
See Also:
ServiceManagerStub

Method Summary
static java.lang.String[] getServiceNames()
          Returns the names of all services implemented by the JNLP Client.
static java.lang.Object lookup(java.lang.String name)
          Asks the JNLP Client for a service with a given name.
static void setServiceManagerStub(ServiceManagerStub stub)
          Sets the object that all lookup and getServiceNames requests are delegated to.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

lookup

public static java.lang.Object lookup(java.lang.String name)
                               throws UnavailableServiceException
Asks the JNLP Client for a service with a given name. The lookup must be idempotent, that is return the same object for each invocation with the same name.

Parameters:
name - Name of service to lookup.
Returns:
An object implementing the service. null will never be returned. Instead an exception will be thrown.
Throws:
UnavailableServiceException - if the service is not available, or if name is null.
UnavailableServiceException

getServiceNames

public static java.lang.String[] getServiceNames()
Returns the names of all services implemented by the JNLP Client.


setServiceManagerStub

public static void setServiceManagerStub(ServiceManagerStub stub)
Sets the object that all lookup and getServiceNames requests are delegated to. The setServiceManagerStub call is ignored if the stub has already been set.

This method should be called exactly once by the JNLP Client, and never be called by a launched application.

Parameters:
stub - The ServiceManagerStub object to delegate to


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