Interface Container

    • Method Summary

      All Methods Instance Methods Abstract Methods 
      Modifier and Type Method Description
      boolean addBean​(java.lang.Object o)
      Add a bean.
      boolean addBean​(java.lang.Object o, boolean managed)
      Adds the given bean, explicitly managing it or not.
      void addEventListener​(Container.Listener listener)
      Add an event listener.
      <T> T getBean​(java.lang.Class<T> clazz)  
      java.util.Collection<java.lang.Object> getBeans()  
      <T> java.util.Collection<T> getBeans​(java.lang.Class<T> clazz)  
      <T> java.util.Collection<T> getContainedBeans​(java.lang.Class<T> clazz)  
      boolean isManaged​(java.lang.Object bean)
      Test if this container manages a bean
      void manage​(java.lang.Object bean)
      Manages a bean already contained by this aggregate, so that it is started/stopped/destroyed with this aggregate.
      boolean removeBean​(java.lang.Object o)
      Removes the given bean.
      void removeEventListener​(Container.Listener listener)
      Remove an event listener.
      void unmanage​(java.lang.Object bean)
      Unmanages a bean already contained by this aggregate, so that it is not started/stopped/destroyed with this aggregate.
    • Method Detail

      • addBean

        boolean addBean​(java.lang.Object o)
        Add a bean. If the bean is-a Container.Listener, then also do an implicit addEventListener(Listener).
        Parameters:
        o - the bean object to add
        Returns:
        true if the bean was added, false if it was already present
      • getBeans

        java.util.Collection<java.lang.Object> getBeans()
        Returns:
        the list of beans known to this aggregate
        See Also:
        getBean(Class)
      • getBeans

        <T> java.util.Collection<T> getBeans​(java.lang.Class<T> clazz)
        Type Parameters:
        T - the Bean type
        Parameters:
        clazz - the class of the beans
        Returns:
        the list of beans of the given class (or subclass)
        See Also:
        getBeans(), getContainedBeans(Class)
      • getBean

        <T> T getBean​(java.lang.Class<T> clazz)
        Type Parameters:
        T - the Bean type
        Parameters:
        clazz - the class of the bean
        Returns:
        the first bean of a specific class (or subclass), or null if no such bean exist
      • removeBean

        boolean removeBean​(java.lang.Object o)
        Removes the given bean. If the bean is-a Container.Listener, then also do an implicit removeEventListener(Listener).
        Parameters:
        o - the bean to remove
        Returns:
        whether the bean was removed
      • addEventListener

        void addEventListener​(Container.Listener listener)
        Add an event listener.
        Parameters:
        listener - the listener to add
        See Also:
        addBean(Object)
      • removeEventListener

        void removeEventListener​(Container.Listener listener)
        Remove an event listener.
        Parameters:
        listener - the listener to remove
        See Also:
        removeBean(Object)
      • unmanage

        void unmanage​(java.lang.Object bean)
        Unmanages a bean already contained by this aggregate, so that it is not started/stopped/destroyed with this aggregate.
        Parameters:
        bean - The bean to unmanage (must already have been added).
      • manage

        void manage​(java.lang.Object bean)
        Manages a bean already contained by this aggregate, so that it is started/stopped/destroyed with this aggregate.
        Parameters:
        bean - The bean to manage (must already have been added).
      • isManaged

        boolean isManaged​(java.lang.Object bean)
        Test if this container manages a bean
        Parameters:
        bean - the bean to test
        Returns:
        whether this aggregate contains and manages the bean
      • addBean

        boolean addBean​(java.lang.Object o,
                        boolean managed)
        Adds the given bean, explicitly managing it or not.
        Parameters:
        o - The bean object to add
        managed - whether to managed the lifecycle of the bean
        Returns:
        true if the bean was added, false if it was already present
      • getContainedBeans

        <T> java.util.Collection<T> getContainedBeans​(java.lang.Class<T> clazz)
        Type Parameters:
        T - the Bean type
        Parameters:
        clazz - the class of the beans
        Returns:
        the list of beans of the given class from the entire Container hierarchy