Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans.factory.xml
Interface BeanDefinitionDocumentReader

All Known Implementing Classes:
DefaultBeanDefinitionDocumentReader

public interface BeanDefinitionDocumentReader

SPI for parsing an XML document that contains Spring bean definitions. Used by XmlBeanDefinitionReader for actually parsing a DOM document.

Instantiated per document to parse: Implementations can hold state in instance variables during the execution of the registerBeanDefinitions method, for example global settings that are defined for all bean definitions in the document.

Since:
18.12.2003
Author:
Juergen Hoeller, Rob Harrop
See Also:
XmlBeanDefinitionReader.setDocumentReaderClass(java.lang.Class)

Method Summary
 void registerBeanDefinitions(org.w3c.dom.Document doc, XmlReaderContext readerContext)
          Read bean definitions from the given DOM document, and register them with the given bean factory.
 void setEnvironment(Environment environment)
          Set the Environment to use when reading bean definitions.
 

Method Detail

registerBeanDefinitions

void registerBeanDefinitions(org.w3c.dom.Document doc,
                             XmlReaderContext readerContext)
                             throws BeanDefinitionStoreException
Read bean definitions from the given DOM document, and register them with the given bean factory.

Parameters:
doc - the DOM document
readerContext - the current context of the reader. Includes the resource being parsed
Throws:
BeanDefinitionStoreException - in case of parsing errors

setEnvironment

void setEnvironment(Environment environment)
Set the Environment to use when reading bean definitions. Used for evaluating profile information to determine whether a <beans/> document/element should be included or omitted.


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