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org.springframework.web.method.support
Interface HandlerMethodReturnValueHandler

All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractMessageConverterMethodProcessor, AsyncMethodReturnValueHandler, HandlerMethodReturnValueHandlerComposite, HttpEntityMethodProcessor, MapMethodProcessor, ModelAndViewMethodReturnValueHandler, ModelAndViewResolverMethodReturnValueHandler, ModelAttributeMethodProcessor, ModelMethodProcessor, RequestResponseBodyMethodProcessor, ServletModelAttributeMethodProcessor, ViewMethodReturnValueHandler, ViewNameMethodReturnValueHandler

public interface HandlerMethodReturnValueHandler

Strategy interface to handle the value returned from the invocation of a handler method .

Since:
3.1
Author:
Arjen Poutsma

Method Summary
 void handleReturnValue(java.lang.Object returnValue, MethodParameter returnType, ModelAndViewContainer mavContainer, NativeWebRequest webRequest)
          Handle the given return value by adding attributes to the model and setting a view or setting the ModelAndViewContainer.setRequestHandled(boolean) flag to true to indicate the response has been handled directly.
 boolean supportsReturnType(MethodParameter returnType)
          Whether the given method return type is supported by this handler.
 

Method Detail

supportsReturnType

boolean supportsReturnType(MethodParameter returnType)
Whether the given method return type is supported by this handler.

Parameters:
returnType - the method return type to check
Returns:
true if this handler supports the supplied return type; false otherwise

handleReturnValue

void handleReturnValue(java.lang.Object returnValue,
                       MethodParameter returnType,
                       ModelAndViewContainer mavContainer,
                       NativeWebRequest webRequest)
                       throws java.lang.Exception
Handle the given return value by adding attributes to the model and setting a view or setting the ModelAndViewContainer.setRequestHandled(boolean) flag to true to indicate the response has been handled directly.

Parameters:
returnValue - the value returned from the handler method
returnType - the type of the return value. This type must have previously been passed to supportsReturnType(org.springframework.core.MethodParameter) and it must have returned true
mavContainer - the ModelAndViewContainer for the current request
webRequest - the current request
Throws:
java.lang.Exception - if the return value handling results in an error

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