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org.springframework.expression
Interface MethodResolver

All Known Implementing Classes:
ReflectiveMethodResolver

public interface MethodResolver

A method resolver attempts locate a method and returns a command executor that can be used to invoke that method. The command executor will be cached but if it 'goes stale' the resolvers will be called again.

Since:
3.0
Author:
Andy Clement

Method Summary
 MethodExecutor resolve(EvaluationContext context, java.lang.Object targetObject, java.lang.String name, java.util.List<TypeDescriptor> argumentTypes)
          Within the supplied context determine a suitable method on the supplied object that can handle the specified arguments.
 

Method Detail

resolve

MethodExecutor resolve(EvaluationContext context,
                       java.lang.Object targetObject,
                       java.lang.String name,
                       java.util.List<TypeDescriptor> argumentTypes)
                       throws AccessException
Within the supplied context determine a suitable method on the supplied object that can handle the specified arguments. Return a MethodExecutor that can be used to invoke that method (or null if no method could be found).

Parameters:
context - the current evaluation context
targetObject - the object upon which the method is being called
argumentTypes - the arguments that the constructor must be able to handle
Returns:
a MethodExecutor that can invoke the method, or null if the method cannot be found
Throws:
AccessException

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