javax.faces.application
Class ApplicationFactory

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.faces.application.ApplicationFactory

public abstract class ApplicationFactory
extends java.lang.Object

ApplicationFactory is a factory object that creates (if needed) and returns Application instances. Implementations of JavaServer Faces must provide at least a default implementation of Application.

There must be one ApplicationFactory instance per web application that is utilizing JavaServer Faces. This instance can be acquired, in a portable manner, by calling:

   ApplicationFactory factory = (ApplicationFactory)
    FactoryFinder.getFactory(FactoryFinder.APPLICATION_FACTORY);
 


Constructor Summary
ApplicationFactory()
           
 
Method Summary
abstract  Application getApplication()
          Create (if needed) and return an Application instance for this web application.
abstract  void setApplication(Application application)
          Replace the Application instance that will be returned for this web application.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

ApplicationFactory

public ApplicationFactory()
Method Detail

getApplication

public abstract Application getApplication()

Create (if needed) and return an Application instance for this web application.


setApplication

public abstract void setApplication(Application application)

Replace the Application instance that will be returned for this web application.

Parameters:
application - The replacement Application instance
Throws:
java.lang.NullPointerException - if application is null.


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