com.opensymphony.xwork2.validator
Interface ActionValidatorManager

All Known Implementing Classes:
AnnotationActionValidatorManager, DefaultActionValidatorManager

public interface ActionValidatorManager

ActionValidatorManager is the main interface for validation managers (regular and annotation based).

Author:
Rainer Hermanns

Method Summary
 java.util.List<Validator> getValidators(java.lang.Class clazz, java.lang.String context)
          Returns a list of validators for the given class and context.
 java.util.List<Validator> getValidators(java.lang.Class clazz, java.lang.String context, java.lang.String method)
          Returns a list of validators for the given class, context, and method.
 void validate(java.lang.Object object, java.lang.String context)
          Validates the given object using action and its context.
 void validate(java.lang.Object object, java.lang.String context, java.lang.String method)
          Validates the given object using an action, its context, and the name of the method being invoked on the action.
 void validate(java.lang.Object object, java.lang.String context, ValidatorContext validatorContext)
          Validates an action give its context and a validation context.
 void validate(java.lang.Object object, java.lang.String context, ValidatorContext validatorContext, java.lang.String method)
          Validates an action give its context and a validation context.
 

Method Detail

getValidators

java.util.List<Validator> getValidators(java.lang.Class clazz,
                                        java.lang.String context,
                                        java.lang.String method)
Returns a list of validators for the given class, context, and method. This is the primary lookup method for validators.

Parameters:
clazz - the class to lookup.
context - the context of the action class - can be null.
method - the name of the method being invoked on the action - can be null.
Returns:
a list of all validators for the given class and context.

getValidators

java.util.List<Validator> getValidators(java.lang.Class clazz,
                                        java.lang.String context)
Returns a list of validators for the given class and context. This is the primary lookup method for validators.

Parameters:
clazz - the class to lookup.
context - the context of the action class - can be null.
Returns:
a list of all validators for the given class and context.

validate

void validate(java.lang.Object object,
              java.lang.String context)
              throws ValidationException
Validates the given object using action and its context.

Parameters:
object - the action to validate.
context - the action's context.
Throws:
ValidationException - if an error happens when validating the action.

validate

void validate(java.lang.Object object,
              java.lang.String context,
              ValidatorContext validatorContext)
              throws ValidationException
Validates an action give its context and a validation context.

Parameters:
object - the action to validate.
context - the action's context.
validatorContext - the validation context to use
Throws:
ValidationException - if an error happens when validating the action.

validate

void validate(java.lang.Object object,
              java.lang.String context,
              java.lang.String method)
              throws ValidationException
Validates the given object using an action, its context, and the name of the method being invoked on the action.

Parameters:
object - the action to validate.
context - the action's context.
method - the name of the method being invoked on the action - can be null.
Throws:
ValidationException - if an error happens when validating the action.

validate

void validate(java.lang.Object object,
              java.lang.String context,
              ValidatorContext validatorContext,
              java.lang.String method)
              throws ValidationException
Validates an action give its context and a validation context.

Parameters:
object - the action to validate.
context - the action's context.
validatorContext - the validation context to use
method - the name of the method being invoked on the action - can be null.
Throws:
ValidationException - if an error happens when validating the action.


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