org.springframework.core.convert.converter

Interface ConverterFactory<S,R>

  • Type Parameters:
    S - the source type converters created by this factory can convert from
    R - the target range (or base) type converters created by this factory can convert to; for example Number for a set of number subtypes.


    public interface ConverterFactory<S,R>
    A factory for "ranged" converters that can convert objects from S to subtypes of R.

    Implementations may additionally implement ConditionalConverter.

    Since:
    3.0
    Author:
    Keith Donald
    See Also:
    ConditionalConverter
    • Method Detail

      • getConverter

        <T extends RConverter<S,T> getConverter(java.lang.Class<T> targetType)
        Get the converter to convert from S to target type T, where T is also an instance of R.
        Type Parameters:
        T - the target type
        Parameters:
        targetType - the target type to convert to
        Returns:
        a converter from S to T