Interface MethodBeforeAdvice

All Superinterfaces:
org.aopalliance.aop.Advice, BeforeAdvice

public interface MethodBeforeAdvice
extends BeforeAdvice

Advice invoked before a method is invoked. Such advices cannot prevent the method call proceeding, unless they throw a Throwable.

$Id:,v 1.3 2004/03/18 02:46:07 trisberg Exp $
Rod Johnson

Method Summary
 void before(java.lang.reflect.Method m, java.lang.Object[] args, java.lang.Object target)
          Callback before a given method is invoked

Method Detail


public void before(java.lang.reflect.Method m,
                   java.lang.Object[] args,
                   java.lang.Object target)
            throws java.lang.Throwable
Callback before a given method is invoked

m - method being invoked
args - arguments to the method
target - target of the method invocation. May be null
java.lang.Throwable - if this object wishes to abort the call. Any exception thrown will be returned to the caller if it's allowed by the method signature. Otherwise the exception will be wrapped as a runtime exception.

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