Spring Framework

org.springframework.context.event
Interface ApplicationEventMulticaster

All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractApplicationEventMulticaster, SimpleApplicationEventMulticaster

public interface ApplicationEventMulticaster

Interface to be implemented by objects that can manage a number of ApplicationListener objects, and publish events to them.

An ApplicationEventPublisher, typically a Spring ApplicationContext, can use an ApplicationEventMulticaster as a delegate for actually publishing events.

Author:
Rod Johnson, Juergen Hoeller

Method Summary
 void addApplicationListener(ApplicationListener listener)
          Add a listener to be notified of all events.
 void addApplicationListenerBean(java.lang.String listenerBeanName)
          Add a listener bean to be notified of all events.
 void multicastEvent(ApplicationEvent event)
          Multicast the given application event to appropriate listeners.
 void removeAllListeners()
          Remove all listeners registered with this multicaster.
 void removeApplicationListener(ApplicationListener listener)
          Remove a listener from the notification list.
 void removeApplicationListenerBean(java.lang.String listenerBeanName)
          Remove a listener bean from the notification list.
 

Method Detail

addApplicationListener

void addApplicationListener(ApplicationListener listener)
Add a listener to be notified of all events.

Parameters:
listener - the listener to add

addApplicationListenerBean

void addApplicationListenerBean(java.lang.String listenerBeanName)
Add a listener bean to be notified of all events.

Parameters:
listenerBeanName - the name of the listener bean to add

removeApplicationListener

void removeApplicationListener(ApplicationListener listener)
Remove a listener from the notification list.

Parameters:
listener - the listener to remove

removeApplicationListenerBean

void removeApplicationListenerBean(java.lang.String listenerBeanName)
Remove a listener bean from the notification list.

Parameters:
listenerBeanName - the name of the listener bean to add

removeAllListeners

void removeAllListeners()
Remove all listeners registered with this multicaster.

After a remove call, the multicaster will perform no action on event notification until new listeners are being registered.


multicastEvent

void multicastEvent(ApplicationEvent event)
Multicast the given application event to appropriate listeners.

Parameters:
event - the event to multicast

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