org.apache.camel.impl.converter
Class ToStringTypeConverter

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.camel.impl.converter.ToStringTypeConverter
All Implemented Interfaces:
TypeConverter

public class ToStringTypeConverter
extends Object
implements TypeConverter

A simple converter that can convert any object to a String type by using the toString() method of the object.

Version:
$Revision: 16014 $

Constructor Summary
ToStringTypeConverter()
           
 
Method Summary
<T> T
convertTo(Class<T> type, Exchange exchange, Object value)
          Converts the value to the specified type in the context of an exchange

Used when conversion requires extra information from the current exchange (such as encoding).

<T> T
convertTo(Class<T> toType, Object value)
          Converts the value to the specified type
<T> T
mandatoryConvertTo(Class<T> type, Exchange exchange, Object value)
          Converts the value to the specified type in the context of an exchange

Used when conversion requires extra information from the current exchange (such as encoding).

<T> T
mandatoryConvertTo(Class<T> type, Object value)
          Converts the value to the specified type
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

ToStringTypeConverter

public ToStringTypeConverter()
Method Detail

convertTo

public <T> T convertTo(Class<T> toType,
                       Object value)
Description copied from interface: TypeConverter
Converts the value to the specified type

Specified by:
convertTo in interface TypeConverter
Parameters:
toType - the requested type
value - the value to be converted
Returns:
the converted value, or null if not possible to convert

convertTo

public <T> T convertTo(Class<T> type,
                       Exchange exchange,
                       Object value)
Description copied from interface: TypeConverter
Converts the value to the specified type in the context of an exchange

Used when conversion requires extra information from the current exchange (such as encoding).

Specified by:
convertTo in interface TypeConverter
Parameters:
type - the requested type
exchange - the current exchange
value - the value to be converted
Returns:
the converted value, or null if not possible to convert

mandatoryConvertTo

public <T> T mandatoryConvertTo(Class<T> type,
                                Object value)
Description copied from interface: TypeConverter
Converts the value to the specified type

Specified by:
mandatoryConvertTo in interface TypeConverter
Parameters:
type - the requested type
value - the value to be converted
Returns:
the converted value, is never null

mandatoryConvertTo

public <T> T mandatoryConvertTo(Class<T> type,
                                Exchange exchange,
                                Object value)
Description copied from interface: TypeConverter
Converts the value to the specified type in the context of an exchange

Used when conversion requires extra information from the current exchange (such as encoding).

Specified by:
mandatoryConvertTo in interface TypeConverter
Parameters:
type - the requested type
exchange - the current exchange
value - the value to be converted
Returns:
the converted value, is never null


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