javax.ws.rs.ext
Interface RuntimeDelegate.HeaderDelegate<T>

All Known Subinterfaces:
HeaderDelegateProvider<T>
Enclosing class:
RuntimeDelegate

public static interface RuntimeDelegate.HeaderDelegate<T>

Defines the contract for a delegate that is responsible for converting between the String form of a HTTP header and the corresponding JAX-RS type T.


Method Summary
 T fromString(java.lang.String value)
          Parse the supplied value and create an instance of T.
 java.lang.String toString(T value)
          Convert the supplied value to a String.
 

Method Detail

fromString

T fromString(java.lang.String value)
             throws java.lang.IllegalArgumentException
Parse the supplied value and create an instance of T.

Parameters:
value - the string value
Returns:
the newly created instance of T
Throws:
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException - if the supplied string cannot be parsed or is null

toString

java.lang.String toString(T value)
Convert the supplied value to a String.

Parameters:
value - the value of type T
Returns:
a String representation of the value
Throws:
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException - if the supplied object cannot be serialized or is null


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