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org.springframework.transaction.support
Interface TransactionOperations

All Known Implementing Classes:
TransactionTemplate

public interface TransactionOperations

Interface specifying basic transaction execution operations. Implemented by TransactionTemplate. Not often used directly, but a useful option to enhance testability, as it can easily be mocked or stubbed.

Since:
2.0.4
Author:
Juergen Hoeller

Method Summary
<T> T
execute(TransactionCallback<T> action)
          Execute the action specified by the given callback object within a transaction.
 

Method Detail

execute

<T> T execute(TransactionCallback<T> action)
          throws TransactionException
Execute the action specified by the given callback object within a transaction.

Allows for returning a result object created within the transaction, that is, a domain object or a collection of domain objects. A RuntimeException thrown by the callback is treated as a fatal exception that enforces a rollback. Such an exception gets propagated to the caller of the template.

Parameters:
action - the callback object that specifies the transactional action
Returns:
a result object returned by the callback, or null if none
Throws:
TransactionException - in case of initialization, rollback, or system errors
java.lang.RuntimeException - if thrown by the TransactionCallback

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