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org.springframework.web.bind.support
Interface SessionAttributeStore

All Known Implementing Classes:
DefaultSessionAttributeStore

public interface SessionAttributeStore

Strategy interface for storing model attributes in a backend session.

Since:
2.5
Author:
Juergen Hoeller
See Also:
SessionAttributes

Method Summary
 void cleanupAttribute(WebRequest request, java.lang.String attributeName)
          Clean up the specified attribute in the backend session.
 java.lang.Object retrieveAttribute(WebRequest request, java.lang.String attributeName)
          Retrieve the specified attribute from the backend session.
 void storeAttribute(WebRequest request, java.lang.String attributeName, java.lang.Object attributeValue)
          Store the supplied attribute in the backend session.
 

Method Detail

storeAttribute

void storeAttribute(WebRequest request,
                    java.lang.String attributeName,
                    java.lang.Object attributeValue)
Store the supplied attribute in the backend session.

Can be called for new attributes as well as for existing attributes. In the latter case, this signals that the attribute value may have been modified.

Parameters:
request - the current request
attributeName - the name of the attribute
attributeValue - the attribute value to store

retrieveAttribute

java.lang.Object retrieveAttribute(WebRequest request,
                                   java.lang.String attributeName)
Retrieve the specified attribute from the backend session.

This will typically be called with the expectation that the attribute is already present, with an exception to be thrown if this method returns null.

Parameters:
request - the current request
attributeName - the name of the attribute
Returns:
the current attribute value, or null if none

cleanupAttribute

void cleanupAttribute(WebRequest request,
                      java.lang.String attributeName)
Clean up the specified attribute in the backend session.

Indicates that the attribute name will not be used anymore.

Parameters:
request - the current request
attributeName - the name of the attribute

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