Interface ObjectFilter

  • public interface ObjectFilter
    A filter that tests if an object matches a pre-defined condition and returns either the original instance or the projection, depending on how the filter was created. The projection is represented as an Object[]. If the given instance does not match the filter will just return null.
    • Method Detail

      • getEntityTypeName

        String getEntityTypeName()
        The fully qualified entity type name accepted by this filter.
      • getProjection

        String[] getProjection()
        The array of '.' separated path names of the projected fields if any, or null otherwise.
      • getProjectionTypes

        Class<?>[] getProjectionTypes()
        The types of the projects paths (see getProjection() or null if there are no projections.
      • getParameterNames

        Set<String> getParameterNames()
        Returns the filter parameter names or an empty Set if there are no parameters.
      • getParameters

        Map<String,​Object> getParameters()
        The parameter values. Please do not mutate this map. Obtain a new filter instance with new parameter values using withParameters(Map) if you have to.
      • withParameters

        ObjectFilter withParameters​(Map<String,​Object> namedParameters)
        Creates a new ObjectFilter instance based on the current one and the given parameter values.
      • getSortFields

        SortField[] getSortFields()
        The array of sort specifications if defined, or null otherwise.
      • getComparator

        Comparator<Comparable<?>[]> getComparator()
        The comparator corresponding to the 'order by' clause, if any.
        the Comparator or null if no 'order by' was specified (getSortFields() also returns null)
      • filter

        default ObjectFilter.FilterResult filter​(Object value)
        Tests if an object matches the filter. A shorthand for filter(null, value).
        value - the instance to test; this is never null
        a ObjectFilter.FilterResult if there is a match or null otherwise