com.opensymphony.xwork2.interceptor.annotations
Annotation Type Before


@Retention(value=RUNTIME)
@Target(value=METHOD)
public @interface Before

Marks a action method that needs to be executed before the main action method.

Annotation usage: The Before annotation can be applied at method level.

Annotation parameters:

Parameter Required Default Notes
priority no 10 Priority order of method execution

Example code:

 
 public class SampleAction extends ActionSupport {

  @Before
  public void isAuthorized() throws AuthenticationException {
    // authorize request, throw exception if failed
  }

  public String execute() {
     // perform secure action
     return SUCCESS;
  }
 }
 
 

Author:
Zsolt Szasz, zsolt at lorecraft dot com, Rainer Hermanns

Optional Element Summary
 int priority
           
 

priority

public abstract int priority
Default:
10


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