Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans
Interface PropertyValues

All Known Implementing Classes:
MutablePropertyValues, PortletRequestParameterPropertyValues, ServletRequestParameterPropertyValues

public interface PropertyValues

Holder containing one or more PropertyValue objects, typically comprising one update for a specific target bean.

Since:
13 May 2001
Author:
Rod Johnson, Juergen Hoeller
See Also:
PropertyValue

Method Summary
 PropertyValues changesSince(PropertyValues old)
          Return the changes since the previous PropertyValues.
 boolean contains(java.lang.String propertyName)
          Is there a property value (or other processing entry) for this property?
 PropertyValue getPropertyValue(java.lang.String propertyName)
          Return the property value with the given name, if any.
 PropertyValue[] getPropertyValues()
          Return an array of the PropertyValue objects held in this object.
 boolean isEmpty()
          Does this holder not contain any PropertyValue objects at all?
 

Method Detail

getPropertyValues

PropertyValue[] getPropertyValues()
Return an array of the PropertyValue objects held in this object.


getPropertyValue

PropertyValue getPropertyValue(java.lang.String propertyName)
Return the property value with the given name, if any.

Parameters:
propertyName - the name to search for
Returns:
the property value, or null

changesSince

PropertyValues changesSince(PropertyValues old)
Return the changes since the previous PropertyValues. Subclasses should also override equals.

Parameters:
old - old property values
Returns:
PropertyValues updated or new properties. Return empty PropertyValues if there are no changes.
See Also:
Object.equals(java.lang.Object)

contains

boolean contains(java.lang.String propertyName)
Is there a property value (or other processing entry) for this property?

Parameters:
propertyName - the name of the property we're interested in
Returns:
whether there is a property value for this property

isEmpty

boolean isEmpty()
Does this holder not contain any PropertyValue objects at all?


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