Interface PropertyDescriptor

    • Method Detail

      • getName

        String getName()
        Returns property name.
      • writePropertyDirectly

        void writePropertyDirectly​(Object object,
                                   Object oldValue,
                                   Object newValue)
                            throws PropertyException
        Sets a property value of an object without disturbing the object fault status. Old value of the property is specified as a hint and can be ignored by the property implementor.
        Throws:
        PropertyException
      • writeProperty

        void writeProperty​(Object object,
                           Object oldValue,
                           Object newValue)
                    throws PropertyException
        Sets a property value, inflating unresolved object if need. Old value of the property is specified as a hint and can be ignored by the property implementor.
        Throws:
        PropertyException
      • visit

        boolean visit​(PropertyVisitor visitor)
        A visitor accept method.
        Returns:
        a status returned by the corresponding callback method of the visitor. It serves as an indication of whether peer properties processing is still needed.
      • injectValueHolder

        void injectValueHolder​(Object object)
                        throws PropertyException
        If a property is implemented as a ValueHolder, this operation would create an unfaulted value holder and inject it into the object, if an object doesn't have it set yet.
        Throws:
        PropertyException