org.apache.camel.spi
Interface FactoryFinder

All Known Implementing Classes:
DefaultFactoryFinder, OsgiFactoryFinder

public interface FactoryFinder

Finder to find factories from the resource classpath, usually META-INF/services/org/apache/camel/.

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Method Summary
 Class<?> findClass(String key)
          Finds the given factory class using the the key to lookup.
 Class<?> findClass(String key, String propertyPrefix)
          Finds the given factory class using the the key to lookup.
 String getResourcePath()
          Gets the resource classpath.
 Object newInstance(String key)
          Creates a new class instance using the key to lookup
<T> List<T>
newInstances(String key, Injector injector, Class<T> type)
          Creates a new class instance using the key to lookup
 

Method Detail

getResourcePath

String getResourcePath()
Gets the resource classpath.

Returns:
the resource classpath.

newInstance

Object newInstance(String key)
                   throws NoFactoryAvailableException
Creates a new class instance using the key to lookup

Parameters:
key - is the key to add to the path to find a text file containing the factory name
Returns:
a newly created instance
Throws:
NoFactoryAvailableException - is thrown if no factories exist for the given key

newInstances

<T> List<T> newInstances(String key,
                         Injector injector,
                         Class<T> type)
                     throws ClassNotFoundException,
                            IOException
Creates a new class instance using the key to lookup

Parameters:
key - is the key to add to the path to find a text file containing the factory name
injector - injector to use
type - expected type
Returns:
a newly created instance as the expected type
Throws:
ClassNotFoundException - is thrown if not found
IOException - is thrown if loading the class or META-INF file not found

findClass

Class<?> findClass(String key)
                   throws ClassNotFoundException,
                          IOException
Finds the given factory class using the the key to lookup.

Parameters:
key - is the key to add to the path to find a text file containing the factory name
Returns:
the factory class
Throws:
ClassNotFoundException - is thrown if class not found
IOException - is thrown if loading the class or META-INF file not found

findClass

Class<?> findClass(String key,
                   String propertyPrefix)
                   throws ClassNotFoundException,
                          IOException
Finds the given factory class using the the key to lookup.

Parameters:
key - is the key to add to the path to find a text file containing the factory name
propertyPrefix - prefix on key
Returns:
the factory class
Throws:
ClassNotFoundException - is thrown if not found
IOException - is thrown if loading the class or META-INF file not found


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